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village of Zhernov

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Zhernov is a village in North Bulgaria. It is situated in Nikopol municipality, Pleven region

It is 14 km southwest of the town of Nikopol and 44 km northeast of the town of Pleven. The neighboring village of Muselievo is 3 km south. The capital Sofia is 209 km southwest.

It is located in the Danubian Plain near the bank of Osam river and its altitude is 143 m. The climate is temperate with big differences in the average temperatures during the seasons. The winter is severe for the lots of snow precipitation and the huge drifts. The summer is dry and hot but the soil is fertile and suitable for farming. 

Bus transportation connects it to the other settlements. The main streets are asphalted and with lighting. There are constructed water and electricity systems. All mobile operators have coverage. 

The permanent population is 109 people. 

Here are functioning mayor's vice royalty, post office, community center with library, store and pub. GP works in the neighboring village of Muselievo and there also is kindergarten. The nearest school is the town of Nikopol and specialized medical assistance you will get on the territory of the town of Pleven. 

Natural landmark is the cave located near the road to the town of Nikopol. 

In the town of Nikopol there are many landmarks such "Eliya" drinking fountain, the church "St St Petar and Paul", the Nikopol fortress, "Vassil Levksi museum" etc. 

Just 35 km near the town of Belene is natural park Persina. It encompasses the 19 Belenski islands. It is unique and significant ecologically for here are located three biosphere reserves: 

  • "Persinski marshes" - wet zone with international significance that is inhabited by many colonies of marsh birds. It is breeding sight of the mute swan and unique gathering place in the autumn for the black stork. 
  • "Milka" and "Kitka" encompass the eponymous islands of the archipelago and include preserved floodplain forests from white willow and poplar. Here are nesting pairs of sea eagles very rare species included in the "Red Book of Bulgaria" and in the book "Endangered birds in Europe". 
  • protected area "Kaikusha" - remains of wet zone in the Svishtovsko-Belenskara low land. 

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. 

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