Stambolovo is a village in Northern Bulgaria. It is part of Slivo pole Municipality, Ruse Region.
There are three more villages in Bulgaria with the same name. They are located in Ihtiman Municipality (Sofia Region), Pavlikeni Municipality (Veliko Tarnovo Region) and Stambolovo Municipality (Haskovo Region).
Stambolovo is 32 km south-east from the centre of Ruse, 9 km in the same direction from town of Slivo pole, 101 km south-west from town of Silistra, 189 km north-west from town of Varna and 336 km north-east from city of Sofia.
Regular bus transportation serves the village to town of Ruse.
Stambolovo spreads out the eastern part of the Danube plain, on about 127 m above the sea level. Plain and hilly relief and humid continental climate. Cold winter and dry, hot summer.
The population is approximately 730 people. Electricity, water and communication equipment are provided. There is a town-hall, a post office, a community centre with a library and commercial areas. The nearest education centres and health services are in the municipal centre of Slivo pole.
The main means of living is agriculture - grain crops, vegetables, fruit and stockbreeding (poultry, sheep, pigs).
Danube River is about 16 km away of the settlement. This is the second longest European river. The riverside forests are rich of flora and fauna species. The bank of the river is convenient for recreation and tourism. The fishermen may catch sheat-fish, carp, zander, perch, northern pike, etc.
The rich variety of animals has been preserved during the years in 'Kalimok-Brashlen' protected territory. There are 230 bird species, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, rear and protected animals registered in the Bulgarian Red Book.
At 'Seslav' reserve you may hunt red deer, roe, wild-boar, wolf, jackal, fox and wild cat.
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