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village of Gornik

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Gornik is a village in North Bulgaria. It is situated in Cherven bryag municipality, Pleven region

It is 3 km west of the town of Cherven bryag, 61 km southwest of the town of Pleven. The capital Sofia is 126 km away in southwest direction, while the neighboring village of Suhache is 5 km northwest. 

It is located in the Danubian Plain on the right shore of Iskar river and its altitude is about 131 m. The climate is temperate and is characterized by cold winter and hot summer. 

The permanent population is about 1261 people. 

Bus transporation connects it to the other settlements. The main streets are asphalted and there is lightning. There are constructed electricity and water installations. The mobile operators have coverage. 

In the village are functioning town hall, store and restaurant. For the health of the local people take care one GP and one dentist. The nearest hospital is in the town of Cherven bryag where also work kindergarten and school. 

In 2011 was finished the new Orthodox chapel "St George Pobedonosets"

Iskar river offers great opportunities for water sports, fishing, sun bathing and relaxation in the nature. The river south of the town of Cherven bryag near the village of Gornik still flows into a canyon which is not that magnificent as the the Iskar Gorge but nevertheless attracts the attention of the tourists. 

Suitable place for an excursion is the village of Reselets (8 km south). There could be seen natural formations, numerous caves and offers interesting tourist routes impressive river canyons. This is one of the few places in the country, where live scorpions.
The region has many groups of rock towers with a height of 20-30 m, which resemble different shapes. The most famous of them are Kuklite and Kupenite. High in the rocks near Rachene river can be seen formed rock window that together with the caves around it forms giant elephant-like rock formation. About a kilometer from the village is situated Propadaloto. Area that falls about 30 meters and is surrounded by vertical rocks. 

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