Gyovren is a village in southern Bulgaria. It is located in Devin Municipality, Smolyan region.
It is located 19 km southwest from the town of Devin, 48 km northwest from the town of Smolyan, about 28 km northeast from the town of Dospat and 224 km southeast from Sofia.
The village has a regular bus service to the towns of Smolyan and Devin.
Located in the Western Rhodopes at 1386 m altitude. The climate is characterized by mild winter and cool summer.
Its population is 880 people. The main occupation is agriculture, livestock, forestry and woodworking.
The village has a town hall, primary school, community center, kindergarten, mosque trustees, cafe and shops. There is cable TV, internet and mobile phone coverage. The village has a general practitioner. Nearest hospitals and school are located in the town of Devin.
Tourism and landmarks
The cliffs in the areas around the village are suitable for rock climbing, there are favorable conditions for paragliding and a large number of caves - some of which were searched, and others not.
In the village of Gyovren is created nature reserve "Kazanite", covering an area of 161 hectares. The reserve covers an extremely steep terrain with slopes of 36 to 45 degrees. The plantations consist mainly of fir, and white pine, spruce and beech single aged 80 to 100 with greater fullness and density. The reserve is inhabited by deer, wild goats, grouse and wild pigs.
Dospat Dam is located nearly 28 km. The dam is the highest in Bulgaria and providing amazing panoramic views. Rich in fish and providing an opportunity to practice sport and recreational fishing.
Near the village Grohotno / 9 km / natural landmark is "The elephant". It is a rock formation that resembles an elephant.
Source: www.devin-bg.net, www.bg.wikipedia.org