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Murgash is a village in West Bulgaria. It is situated in Godech municipality, Sofia region.
It is 6 km southwest from the town of Godech and 60 km northwest of the capital Sofia. The neighboring villages of Bukorovtsi and Varbnitsa are 4 km west and 3 km east of it.
It is located between the mountains Chepan and Stara planina and its altitude is about 719 m. The climate is temperate and falls within a zone influenced by the relief and is characterized by cold winter and hot summer. The coldest month is January and the hottest is July.
The infrastructure is considerably well maintained. Bus transportation connects the village to the other settlements. The central streets are asphalted and with lighting. There is water and electricity systems. The mobile operators have coverage.
The permanent population is about 43 people.
The town hall services both settlements - Murgash and Varbnitsa. The nearest stores, schools and kindergartens are working in the town of Godech. There also you can get medical assistance. Specialized hospitals there are in the capital Sofia.
The Orthodox temple was constructed in 1880 and bears the name "Archangel Michael".
Other interesting landmarks in the area are the many monasteries. Among them are Bukorovskiyat monastery "St George Pobedonosets". It is unique with the fact that there are five churches and one of them is working. In front of it there are old crosses and which are written names of saints. Here is found the oldest calendar in Europe. It is with the form of a turtle and is kept in a museum. Another monastery is Razboishki monastery "Vavedenie Bogorodichno" that is hidden in the rocks formated in Nishava river defile.