Tarnak village is located in the municipality of Byala slatina, Vratsa District.
It is situated 10 km south-east of Byala slatina, 60 km north-east of Vratsa, 11 km in the same direction from the village Popitsa, 16 km south of Knezha, 20 km north-west of Koynare and about 130 km from Sofia.
It is set in the Danube Plain, on the riverside of Gostilya. The climate is characterized by warm summers and cold winters.
The population is about 1600 people. British families have bought property in the village.
Tarnak was awarded the title "Golden Press". The prize is awarded by the official representation of unique settlements in Europe to contribute to the prestige of European culture and efforts to preserve cultural heritage.
The village benefits with fully constructed electricity and water supply systems, but no sewer. An Internet connection and cable TV are available. There are food stores, pubs, an elementary school, a kindergarten and a community center. The nearest medical centers are located in Byala slatina.
Regular bus and train transport links it to the municipal town, Cherven bryag and Sofia.
Tourism and landmarks:
The places which the guests of Tarnak can visit are:
Church of Archangel Michael, built in 1884. It was declared a cultural monument.
The monument devoted to the fallen in the War of Liberation.
In the settlement are found many Thracian tombs dated back from the Bronze and Iron ages. In their study were found artifacts of pottery, clay lamps, coins, etc..
The village has good opportunities for fishing - about 5 km away from the village is situated dam Enitsa, and 13 km away crosses the longest Bulgarian river Iskar.
Every year on Michaelmas Fair is held.
The main livelihood of the local population is agriculture. In Tarnak are meat processing plant, pharmaceutical plant and enterprise for bakeries.
In 2002 the project"Herbs and employment" was started. It will be used for training for the cultivation of herbs, producing seeds and seedlings, etc..
Sources: selo.bg, ehoottarnak.blogspot.com