Kalotina is a village in western Bulgaria. It is located in the Municipality of Dragoman, Sofia region.
It is 14 km north-west of Dragoman 54 km west of Sofia, 2 km east of Kalotina /the border with Serbia/.
The village is situated in a valley surrounded by mountain peaks Gabor, Level, and Naked Gradishte peak.
In the valley where the village is situated goes Nishava river, which originates from the foot of Stara Planina. It flows a small river Ezhovitsa that separates the village bus stop and village Kalotina Kalotina.
The climate is temperate. Summers are hot and winters cold. There are negative values of the average January temperature of about - 2.5 C and average July temperatures of about 18.4 C.
The rainfall is little.
The permanent population is about 274 people.
Kalotina is with well laid out and well developed infrastructure.
There is regular bus transport to Sofia / North by AG. Passes through the village railway Kalotina west line - Svilengrad. The main road is the international road E-80, from Belgrade via Sofia to Istanbul.
With its natural resources, beautiful landscape and almost untouched scenery, the area around the Kalotina has the prerequisites to become an attractive place for hiking. High rocks, karst formations and shapes attract the attention of climbers, cavers and delta and unexplored terrain - the archaeologists and botanists.
Lovers of extreme sports can get on a paraglider Chepan, one of the best places for this sport.
Village Kalotina bordered to the east with the village Berende and Prekraste where you can see surviving ancient trees. This is considered the oldest oak tree in Bulgaria on the type Blagun / Berende the village.
Kalotina Dam is located on the outskirts of the village near the Serbian border. The site offers the opportunity to catch catfish, carp and maple.
Interest to tourists are the architectural and historical landmarks like Razboishtki monastery, Cheparlyanski Monastery and others.
Dragoman marsh - only in Bulgaria with karst origin, which gives it special conservation concern.
Situated in a large valley surrounded by limestone hills, an area of 400 hectares.
It was declared a nature reserve, part of the ornithological importance of place - Rayanovski wet meadows.
Swamp is located in the path of migrating birds Via Aristotelis, they stop here in the rich marsh vegetation to relax before you fly again.
Cave Dark Holе, located near the village Lipintsi and about half a kilometer from the neighbourhood Bachiyshte above the village Berende spring. Is 425 meters long and is dotted with various cave formations - stalactites, stalagmites, blinds, dishes and ponds, cave pearls, stone lilies and other specific entities. It was declared a landmark.