Izvor is a village in West Bulgaria. It is situated in Slivnitsa municipality, Sofia region.
In Bulgaria there are four other villages that are with the same name in Dimovo municipality, Vidin region, in Sozopol municipality, Burgas region, in Radomir municipality, Pernik region and in Rhodopi municipality, Plovdiv region.
It is 9 km west of the town of Slivnitsa, 5 km northwest of the village of Aldomirovtsi, 4 km southeast of the village of Bahalin and 11 km northeast of the village of Dragotintsi. The capital Sofia is 41 km in southeast direction.
The village of Izvor is located in mountain region and its altitude varies between 500 and 699 m. The climate in the area is temperate and is characterized by hot summer, cool winter and the amount of precipitation is little.
Bus and railway transportation connects it to the neighboring settlements. The mobile operators have coverage. Here are constructed water and electricity systems. The main streets are asphalted and with lighting.
The permanent population is about 117 people.
Here are functioning town hall, store and pub. The health care is taken by GP that is working in the the village of Aldomirovtsi where also there is primary school. The nearest specialized hospitals are in the capital Sofia and high school is working in the town of Slivnitsa.
In the Izvor there are villas and is preferred for relaxation for its beautiful nature and clean air.
Near the village of Izvor is situated dam that is with the same name and there are good conditions for sports fishing and relaxation.
Interesting natural phenomenon is the Aldomirovskoto marsh. It is protected area where can be seen many rare plants and water birds. Its area is 129,40 hectares.
The people that seek extreme adventures can find them in Slivnitsa municipality - the local airport offers their practicing.