Pepelina is a village in the Central part of Northern Bulgaria. It is part of Dve mogili Municipality, Ruse Region.
The village spreads out the Danube plain, in the picturesque canyon of Rusenski Lom Natural Park. The sea altitude is 113 m. It nestles in Cherni Lom river valley, surrounded by high rocks.
The climate is humid continental and characterizes with hot summer and cold winter.
The population is approximately 30 people.
There is a mayor, a small cow farm offering dairy products, a breeding pond and guest houses.
The village is provided with electricity, water and communication equipment.
Health services and education centres are available in the municipal centre - Dve mogili.
Regular bus transportation serves the village.
Pepelina is one of the smallest villages in Ruse Region. It is very beautiful and tranquil. In its settlement is the second longest cave in Bulgaria - Orlova chuka. The cave attracts tourists from the whole country.
In close proximity could be visited - the mediavel town of Cherven, Ivanovo rock churches and the rock monastery 'St Dimitar Basarbovski'. The house-museum of the Bulgarian revolutionary Philip Totyo is in town of Dve mogili.
'Ayzmoto' forest park is situated in the settlement of Karan Varbovka (13 km). The park occupies 3483 decares of planted areas. It characterizes with beautiful nature and mineral water. 'St Marina' monastery and the only one mineral spring in Ruse Region are located here.
The fishermen may catch carassin, European chub, barbel, carp, etc. in Cherni Lom River.
Internet sources: bg.wikipedia.org; pepelina.com; artvillaorlovachuka.com
Pictures: panoramio.com; artvillaorlovachuka.com