Lyuben Karavelovo is a village in north-eastern Bulgaria, part of Aksakovo municipality, Varna region. It is located 25 km away from the city of Varna, 43 km away from Golden Sands resort, 53 km away from Albena resort and 15 km away from the municipal center of Aksakovo.
Its population numbers to 1 600 people. The latitude is 346 m. The relief is flat-hilly, as the village is situated near a beautiful deciduous forest, which offers excellent opportunities for hunting. The climate is temperate-continental with distinct 4 seasons - a cold, snowy winter, a colourful, a fresh spring, a hot summer and a sunny autumn.
The former name of the village used to be Saragyol. After the Liberation of Bulgaria it was renamed to Lyuben Karavelov, after a Bulgarian writer and an important figure of the Bulgarian National Revival.
In the village there is a secondary school, a kindergarten, a community center with a library and authentic folklore club, grocery shops, an Orthodox church, a post-office, a pensioner's club, a small park with a playground, a private horse stable open year-round, a saddle-making workshop, a stadium, a fodder production factory. Near the village there is a dam-lake.
The infrastructure is well-organized - the village is regularly supplied with water and electricity. There is a central pipe-line, 4 water fountains and about 60 wells. The roads are in a good condition. Public transportation is available on a regular basis (bus-lines numbers 52 and 54).
Lyuben Karavelovo is set among a beautiful and ecologically clean area with a various landscape - rolling hills are alternating with dense forests and vast fields planted with sunflowers. The scenery is picturesque and the air is clear. Every summer the village is visited by the popular Bulgarian opera-singer Kaludi Kaludov who has a property in the village.
The settlement is famous for the goose farm the production of which is exported to the EU. Many of the local people are working in the city of Varna. Developed in the area is the vegetable growing. The fertile lands in the village are being cultivated by private agricultural co-operations - they are planted with sun-flowers and barley. The village has an excellent potential for the development of rural, hunting, fishing and eco-tourism.