Totleben is village in North Bulgaria. It is situated in Pordim municipality, Pleven region.
It is 11 km northeast of the town of Pordim and 26 km east of the town of Pleven. The town of Slavyanovo is 5 km southeast, the neighboring village of Obnova is 8 km east while the capital Sofia is 191 km in southwest direction.
It is located in the Danubian Plain in proximity to small river and its altitude is between 50 and 99 m. The climate is temperate and considerably dry. The winter is severe and extremely cold, while the spring is warm and the summer is very hot.
The permanent population is 606 people.
Totleben is well maintained village and it is situated on the main road E83 Sofia-Pleven-Ruse and bus transportation connects it to the other settlements. The main streets are asphalted and with lightning. There are constructed water and electricity systems. All mobile operators have coverage.
Here are functioning town hall, primary school, kindergarten, orphanage, community center, restaurant, coffee shop and store. One GP and one dentist take care for the health of the local people. The nearest hospital is in the town of Pleven.
The Orthodox church "St George" is constructed during the 1934-1935.
The village is named after the famous Russian engineer general Eduard Totleben. The tourist can see monument or ossuary in which are buried the fallen during the Russo-Turkish war 1878-1879 Russian soldiers, monument of general Totleben and monument of the Russo-Bulgarian friendship.
In the town of Pleven you can visit three of the 100 Tourist Sites of Bulgaria - Pleven Epopee 1877, the Regional History museum and the mausoleum-chapel "St George Pobedonosets". Other interesting places in proximity are Kaylaka park and the Wine Museum.