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village of Granit

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Granit is a village in southern Bulgaria. It is located in  Bratya Daskalovi Municipality, Stara Zagora region.

Granit is located about 20 km southwest from the municipality center village of Bratya Daskalovi, about 20 km northwest from the town of Chirpan, 63 km southwest from the city of Stara Zagora and 182 km southeast from the city of Sofia. 8 km south from Granit  passes highway "Trakia".
There is regular bus transport from the town of Chirpan.

The village is situated at an altitude of 171 meters. Terrain is mostly flat. About one kilometer west from the village runs a river "Tatar grove". In the land of Granit there are four small dams - "Granit", "Kazlaka", "Chirpan bunar", "Kotarak Fountain".

Winter is relatively rough with substantial snow cover compared to other regions of Stara Zagora. Summer is characterized by frequent and high heat.

Granit is a well-developed village - the streets are paved, there is coverage of mobile operators. The permanent population is about 680 inhabitants. There is town hall, school, kindergarten, community center with a gallery and a kindergarten, a few shops and two churches. The nearest hospital is located in the town of Chirpan.

Cultural and natural attractions:

 

  •  The oldest tree in the country - the type of summer oak is in the village of Granit. Its age is estimated at about 1650 years. The crown is 1017 square meters, the circumference of the trunk - 7,45 m and height - 23.4 m. It is sprouting in the 334-335 year. Unfortunately in the last 20 years it is almost dry. Rest of the skeleton is dry with a few live branches, supported by steel structure. Oak is a major tourist attraction in the area.
  •  Another landmark in the village is the winery.
  •  3.5 km west from the village is the cave "Chirpan bunar".

 

Text: http://bg.wikipedia.org
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