Gorni Okol is a village in Western Bulgaria. It is located in Samokov municipality, Sofia district.
It is 16 km north of Samokov, about 44 km southeast of Sofia and about 26 km north of the ski resort Borovets.
Located in the eastern part of the Plana Mountain, near little river Vuyna (also called Okolska River), tributary of Iskar, at height of about 950 m.
The climate is temperate. Typically there are cool summers and long winters. The average January temperature for the area is abount -2,6 º C and in July - about 18,5 º C. The air is very clean, nature preserved.
It is only 3 kilometers from the shore of the Iskar Dam.
Gorni Okol is fully electrified and water supplierd. All mobile operators have coverage.
The village has a town hall, community center, library, post office. The nearest schools and health facilities are in the town of Samokov.
The area is very suitable for recreation and tourism all year round, offering skiing, hiking, fishing and water sports, hunting and climbing.
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