Karan Varbovka is a village in the Central part of Northern Bulgaria. It is part of Dve mogili Municipality, Ruse Region.
The population is approximately 430 people.
The village spreads out the valley of Chreni Lom River, in the eastern part of the Danube plain, on 193 m above the sea level. Hilly area with small eminences. Predominant are the forests and agricultural lands.
The climate is humid continental and characterizes with hot summer and cold winter.
Karan Varbovka is well-developed and provided with electricity, water, and communication equipment. There is a town-hall, a post office, a community centre with a library, a production-consumer co-operation and commercial areas. Health services and education centres are available in the municipal centre - Dve mogili.
The village is famous with the girl's monastery 'St Marina' and its holy spring with healing water. It is considered that the monastery was founded during the Second Bulgarian Kingdom and was burnt down during the Ottoman rule. The new church was built in 1890, and its holiday is on 17th July. Here is the only mineral spring in the region of Ruse.
Tourist site near the village is 'Ayazmoto' forest park, set on 3843 dca afforested area. It is unique with its beauty combined with healing mineral water.
The fishermen may fish carp and grass carp in 'Karan Varbovka' dam.
Only 13 km away is the second longest cave in Bulgaria - Orlova chuka. It is part of Rusenski Lom Natural Park, which is set in the canyon typed valley of Rusenski Lom River. There could be seen caves and rock shapes, historical monuments and zones with rich flora and fauna.