Zimevitsa is a village in West Bulgaria. It is situated in Svoge municipality, Sofia region.
It is located in mountain region at the foot of Ponor planina mountain that is part of west Stara planina mountain, in proximity to the beautiful Iskar gorge, as its altitude is 1050 m. The relief defines the cold winter, the cool summer and the early coming fall in comparison to the other parts of the country. The climate conditions and the mountain terrain allow the development of bee keeping, raspberries, mushrooms and herbs collecting.
The permanent population is about 232 people. They are mainly occupied in stock breeding and potatoes growing.
Bus transportation connects to it the neighboring settlements. Railway station there is in the village of Tserovo. There are constructed water and electricity systems. The central streets are asphalted and with lighting.
Here are functioning town hall, community center and pub. The nearest GP and dentist are working in the village of Tserovo and medical center you will find in the town of Svoge. In Tserovo also there are school and kindergarten.
The church "St Teodor Tiron" in the village most probably dates back to XVI-XVII c. and is interesting cultural monument.
In there area passed old Roman road, ruins of watch towers can still be seen. There was found piping from the I-III c.
There are many karst formations in the area, many caves were formed among them Elata one of the most beautiful precipice caves, Katsite cave, Kolkina dupka cave, Bunyako cave etc. and Lakatnishkite rocks that are protected area with the richest cave fauna in Bulgaria and there is situated the largest and most interesting cave Temnata dupka cave.