Peturch (until 1934 - Petrich) is a village in western Bulgaria. It is located in the municipality Kostinbrod Sofia district .
It is 20 km west of Sofia between the two major transport corridors international road Sofia-Belgrade and Lom road, 9 km west of Kostinbrod, 12 km west of town Slivnitsa.
The population is around 2150 people. The village is the largest in the municipality Kostinbrod.
Peturch is located at the western foot of the Balkan Mountains, between the rivers and Blato and Gerena. Near a lake for fishing.
The municipality falls within the temperate climatic zone. Typically there are cold winters, cool summers and - occurring early autumn, compared to other parts of the country.
There are primary school, kindergarten, community center, two GPs, a dentist.
Recently built a mini-football.
Regular bus service to settlements in the municipality.
Near Peturch a pine forest and several dams. Near the center is located Orthodox Church St. Geographers.
Population is employed in agriculture. Grown cabbage, carrots, leeks and other vegetables. Not incidentally, several years in Peturch celebrate 'Feast of cabbage.
Council of the village is May 1.
Photos: Internet, Мирела