Gintsi is a village in Western Bulgaria. It is located in the municipality Godech, Sofia District.
It is 57 km northwest of Sofia, 23 km northeast of the town Godech 43 km in the same direction of Kalotina /the border with Serbia/.
The population numbers about 210 people.
This is the longest village in Bulgaria - 13 km. Situated in West Stara Planina mountain, at an average altitude of 1000 m.
The climate is temperate. Summers are warm and winters cool. In the village the river Nishava goes by.
The village is electrified, with maintained infrastructure.
There are water supply, electricity, communications networks. Missing sewers. There is coverage of all mobile operators.
Here work library, two shop, two snack bars and a hotel, located near the banks of the river Nishava and hatcheries that offer real trout.
Educational institutions and medical practices have in the municipal center - Godech and hospitals - in the regional center - Sofia.
Passes through the road from Sofia to Petrohan Pass. Regular bus service connects it with the settlements in the area.
Today Gintsi is an interesting tourist destination, preferred because of its proximity to Sofia and the stunning scenery of the mountain. On historic road located two kilometers from the village center you can find fossils of fish and other aquatic animals lived thousands of years ago.
In the village Gintsi is preserved one of the oldest churches in Bulgaria - St. Nicholas. It was built in 14 century and is still functioning.
In the settlement are tourist lodges Malina and Petrohan.
Interesting objects in the municipality are: Rock Complex Zaskoto - karst divide Zaskoto and caves Dineva cave, etc.