Skutare is a village in Southern Bulgaria. It is located in Municipality Maritsa, District of Plovdiv.
The bus lines of the public transport in Plovdiv serve Skutare as well. There are two railway stations in the village. One is on the route of the only urban railway in Bulgaria, which provides service to major points in Plovdiv from 5:20 to 21:48 pm every day. The whole tour lasts 55 minutes. The other railway station is on the route Plovdiv- Burgas.
European route E 80 is about 10 km away from Skutare.
The relief is flat, and the average altitude is about 150 m.
The climate in the village is continental, with mild winters and hot summers.
The population of Skutare is about 2 233 residents.
The infrastructure in the village is settled with partly asphalted and lighted streets, sewerage system, water supply system, telephone lines and Internet.
Town house, church, post office, primary school, kindergarten, community center, shops and restaurants are at the disposal of the village residents.
GP and dentist serve the medical needs the population in Skutare. The closest higher education and health facilities are located inPlovdiv.
In the vicinity of Scutare have been found many coins, including Roman, Byzantine and colonial anonymous since the time of Ivan Tsimishi 969-976. In paddy field near the village a 15.5 cm high bronze statue of Zeus, has been found. To date, the statue can be seen in the Museum of Plovdiv. In the agricultural lands of the village eight different sized mounds have been located.
Chetiriysette izvora Reservoir (forty springs) is about 22 kmaway, Izbegli reservoir is about 23 kmaway and Davanlii reservoir is about 25 km away from Skutare. These reservoirs. are suitable for fishing.