Krapchene is a village in Northwestern Bulgaria, municipality of Montana, Montana district.
The village is located at the foot of Stara Planina Mountain at 161 m altitude. The river Shugla passes through it. The climate is temperate continental with cold winter and hot summer. The average temperature in January is -2 ° C and in July 25 ° C.
The population of Krapchene numbers around 300 people. English families have properties there.
The village has mayoral deputy, two shops and regular public transport to Montana and neighbouring villages. The nearest primary school, kindergarten and high school function in Montana.
Medical care is taken over by the hospital in the municipal center.
The area is remarkable for picturesque scenary and provides many opportunities for tourism. Ogosta Dam is located 600 m southwest of Montana and is a great place for fishing with wide variety of fish.
17 km north of Krapchene is the only flight center for air and extreme sports in northwest Bulgaria, in the village of Erden. The center offers possibility of flying and parachute jumping, advertising flights and tours.
In Montana tourists can visit the Historical Museum, Art Galery and the remains of the Roman fortress Castra ad Montanezium situated south of the city.