Ribaritsa is a village in West Bulgaria. It is situated in Etropole municipality, Sofia region.
In Bulgaria there is one other settlement with the same name in Teteven municipality, Lovech region.
It is located at the foot of Stara planina mountain and its altitude is about 593 m. The climate is temperate and is characterized with cool summer and cold winter that is about 4-5 months.
The infrastructure is considerably well maintained the central streets are asphalted and with lighting, there are constructed water, electricity and phone systems. All mobile operators have coverage, also available is Internet connection. Bus transportation connects it to the municipality.
The permanent population is about 205 people.
Here are functioning town hall, store and restaurant. The nearest schools are working in the town of Etropole, where there is medical center. Specialized hospitals there are on the territory of the capital.
The most remarkable natural phenomenon are travertine waterfalls - Varovitets with height 10-12 m near Etropole monastery and crow water, high 30-40 m, formed by the impetuous waters of the karst spring.
Tourists are interested in the historical museum, the church "St. Archangel Michael", the Jewish tower from the XIV century, the urban tower defense and "St. George" church. It is entirely built of river stones.
Twenty-four houses from the Renaissance attract the attention of the visitors. Beautifully situated along the Malki Iskar River, they boast rich wood-carved ceilings, doors, cupboards trays, baskets of fireplaces, columns and more.