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Yablanitsa

Yablanitsa is a small town in the westernmost part of Lovech Province, central-north Bulgaria, located in the area of the Pre-Balkan, north of the Stara Planina mountain. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Yablanitsa Municipality. ...

                                               

Berkovitsa

Berkovitsa is a town and ski resort in northwestern Bulgaria. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Berkovitsa Municipality, Montana Province and is close to the town of Varshets. As of December 2009, it has a population of 13.917 inh ...

                                               

Brusartsi

Brusartsi is a town in Northwestern Bulgaria. It is located in Montana Province and is 23 km away from the town of Lom. The town is the administrative center of the homonymous Brusartsi Municipality. As of December 2009, Brusartsi has a populatio ...

                                               

Dolno Linevo

Dolno Linevo is a village in Northwestern Bulgaria. It is located in Lom Municipality, Montana Province. The village is situated on the right bank of the Danube River. Linevo Cove in Smith Island, Antarctica is named after the village. The villag ...

                                               

Gabrovnitsa, Montana Province

Gabrovnitsa is a village in northwestern Bulgaria. It is located in the municipality of Montana in the Montana Province, 13 kilometres from the district center. The Vidin - Sofia railway lines passes through the village. Below the line is the vil ...

                                               

Georgi Damyanovo

Georgi Damyanovo is a village in northwestern Bulgaria, part of Montana Province. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Georgi Damyanovo Municipality, which lies in the southern part of Montana Province. The village is located at the ...

                                               

Govezhda

Govezhda is a village in Georgi Damyanovo Municipality, Montana Province, north-western Bulgaria. The mountainous village is located in the beautiful valley of the upper stream of the Ogosta Augusta river. Situated on the two sides of the Ogosta ...

                                               

Kopilovtsi, Montana Province

Some documents like those of Catholic priests and bishops prove the Albanian origin of the population living in the mining village of Kopilovtsi. The documents prove that the population of the village spoke Albanian by the sixteenth century. In i ...

                                               

Medkovets

Medkovets is a village in northwestern Bulgaria, part of Montana Province. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Medkovets Municipality, which lies in the northern part of Montana Province. The area around Medkovets has been inhabited ...

                                               

Pesochnitsa

Pesochnica is located between hills on the banks of a creek called the Pescaitsa. The summers are cool and tranquil, the winters are generally mild. The hills to the south, east and west are covered with different types of hardwood.

                                               

Valchedram

Valchedram is a town in northwestern Bulgaria, part of Montana Province. It is the administrative centre of Valchedram Municipality, which lies in the northeastern part of Montana Province. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 3.817 ...

                                               

Yakimovo

Yakimovo is a village in northwestern Bulgaria, part of Montana Province. It is the administrative centre of Yakimovo Municipality, which lies in the northern part of Montana Province. Yakimovo was formed in the 20th century through the official ...

                                               

Anton, Sofia Province

Anton is a village in western Bulgaria, part of Sofia Province. It is the administrative centre of Anton Municipality, which lies in the easternmost part of Sofia Province. Anton is situated in the Zlatitsa–Pirdop Valley, 80 kilometres east of th ...

                                               

Arabakonak

Arabakonak or Botevgrad Pass is a mountain pass through the Balkan Mountains connecting Sofia with Botevgrad and Northern Bulgaria. It has been the site of several important events of the history of Bulgaria. On 22 September 1872, Dimitar Obshti ...

                                               

Bozhurishte

Bozhurishte is a town in western Bulgaria. It is the administrative center of Bozhurishte Municipality in Sofia Province; close to Kostinbrod and the capital Sofia. The old airport of Sofia, now a military one, is near the town. Bozhurishte was f ...

                                               

Buhovo

Buhovo is a neighborhood in Western Bulgaria and a district within the Sofia Capital Municipality. Buhovo is located 15 km southeast of the center of the capital Sofia.

                                               

Burel Valley

Burel Valley is a Sub-Balkan valley in western Bulgaria. The valley is limited by the western branches of Chepan Mountain part of the Balkan Mountains to the north, Zavalska Mountain and Viskyar to the south and Greben Mountain in Serbia to the w ...

                                               

Chavdar, Sofia Province

Chavdar is a village situated in a mountain region, in the eastern part of Sofia Province, Bulgaria. It is the administrative center of Chavdar Municipality. The municipality is located in the sub-Balkan Zlatitsa-Pirdop Basin. It consists of only ...

                                               

Dragoman, Bulgaria

Dragoman is the seat of Dragoman Municipality in the Sofia Province, western Bulgaria. The town is located very close to the border with Serbia. As of 2011 the population is 5.362.

                                               

Dramsha

Dramsha or Drumsha is a village in Kostinbrod Municipality, Sofia Province Bulgaria. The legend goes that during Ottoman times, the invading Turks couldnt reach the village due to bad weather and non-existent roads. Therefore they called it Drums ...

                                               

Elin Pelin (town)

Elin Pelin, previously known as Novoseltsi, is a town in central western Bulgaria. It is the administrative centre of Pelin Municipality, located in central Sofia Province. It lies in the Sofia Valley, with the slopes of the Balkan Mountains to t ...

                                               

Gurgulyat

Gurgulyat is a village in Slivnitsa Municipality, Sofia Province, located in western Bulgaria approximately 10 km south of the town of Slivnitsa. As of September 2005 the village has a population of 40. It is located at 42°47′N 22°59′E, 812 m abo ...

                                               

Ihtiman

Ihtiman is a town in western Bulgaria, part of Sofia Province. It is located in the Ihtimanska Sredna Gora mountains and lies in a valley 48 km from Sofia and 95 km from Plovdiv, close to the Trakiya motorway. Formerly a Roman defensive station g ...

                                               

Iskrets

Iskrets is a village in Svoge Municipality, Sofia Province, western Bulgaria. It is located 10 km west of Svoge town. It is situated around the shores of Iskretska River a tributary of the Iskar, itself a right tributary of the Danube, surrounded ...

                                               

Kalotina

Kalotina is a village in Dragoman Municipality, Sofia Province, in westernmost central Bulgaria. As of 2010 it has 270 inhabitants and the mayor is Lidia Bozhilova. The village is located at the border with Serbia, 55 km to the northwest of the c ...

                                               

Kostenets (village)

Kostenets is a village in the Sofia Province southwestern Bulgaria, located in the Kostenets Municipality. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 4.201. It ranks 14th by population of all Bulgarian villages.

                                               

Kostinbrod

Kostinbrod is a town in western Bulgaria. It is the seat of Kostinbrod Municipality. It is located 15 km west of the capital city of Sofia. It is located on two important transport corridors: Lom - Sofia - Thessaloniki and Sofia - Belgrade. The i ...

                                               

Lesnovo, Sofia Province

Lesnovo is a village in Central Western Bulgaria, part of Pelin Municipality, Sofia Province. As of 2006 it has 1.829 inhabitants. The village came into existence in the 16-17th centuries. Lesnovo has a three-domed Eastern Orthodox church of St. ...

                                               

Mirkovo

Mirkovo is a village in western Bulgaria, part of Sofia Province. It is the administrative centre of Mirkovo Municipality, which lies in the central eastern part of Sofia Province. The village is located in the eastern part of the Zlatitsa–Pirdop ...

                                               

Petarch

Petarch is a village in Kostinbrod Municipality, Sofia Province, located in western Bulgaria approximately 5 km south-west of the town of Kostinbrod. In the centre there is a monument, several pubs and a computer club. There exists an Orthodox ch ...

                                               

Slivnitsa

Slivnitsa is a town in western Bulgaria, 22 km away from Sofia, lying on the main road connecting the capital with the Bulgarian-Serbian border. Slivnitsa is part of Sofia Province and is close to the towns of Kostinbrod and Dragoman. Called by h ...

                                               

Thompson, Bulgaria

Thompson is a village in central western Bulgaria, part of Svoge municipality, Sofia Province. As of 2008, it has a population of 838 and the mayor is Kiril Tsvetanov. Thompson lies at 42°56′N 23°23′E, 729 metres above mean sea level. The village ...

                                               

Lake Dubrava

Lake Dubrava is a reservoir on the Drava in northern Croatia. It is administratively divided between Medimurje County and Varazdin County, and is bordered by the municipalities of Prelog, Sveti Durd and Veliki Bukovec. The Drava flows into the re ...

                                               

Lake Varazdin

Lake Varazdin is a reservoir on the Drava in northern Croatia. It is administratively divided between Medimurje County and Varazdin County, bordered by the municipalities of Varazdin, Trnovec Bartolovecki and Čakovec. The Drava flows into the res ...

                                               

Mosor

Mosor, or Mount Mosor, is a mountain range in Croatia located near the city of Split on the Adriatic coast. It belongs to Dinaric Alps, and it stretches from the pass of Klis in the northwest to the Cetina River in the southeast. The highest peak ...

                                               

Svilaja

Svilaja is a mountain range in Croatia, located in inland of Dalmatian Zagora. It belongs to Dinaric Alps, and it stretches from the town of Sinj northwest to the Petrovo field, approximate 30 km in length. The highest peak is Svilaja or Bat at 1 ...

                                               

Dilj

Dilj is a low mountain in south-central Slavonia, located in eastern Croatia. Of all the mountains in Slavonia, Dilj is the lowest-lying, at 471 meters. It is located north of Slavonski Brod and south of Krndija. Dilj mountain contains a forest t ...

                                               

Krndija

Krndija is a mountain in Slavonia, Croatia, extending eastwards from Papuk. It is located south of Orahovica and Nasice and north of Pozega. The westernmost point of Krndija is the mountain pass that connects Orahovica with Kutjevo; the easternmo ...

                                               

Pozeska gora

Pozeska Gora, lit. the Pozega Mountain, is a mountain located south of Pozega, Croatia in the region of central Slavonia. The mountain is a part of Slavonian mountains enveloping the Pozega Valley, located adjacent to Psunj to the east of Pozeska ...

                                               

Psunj

Psunj is a mountain in the southwestern Slavonia region in eastern Croatia. It is the highest mountain of Slavonia, with the highest peak of Brezovo polje at 984 m.a.s.l. In the north it extends to Ravna gora and Papuk, while otherwise it is surr ...

                                               

Liblice (Česky Brod)

For Liblice near Melnik with Baroque chateau see Liblice article. Liblice is a village in Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, located 33 km east of Prague. It is an administrative part of Česky Brod and has a population of 698. Liblice ...

                                               

Polabi

Polabi is the traditional and informal name for a lowlands region located mainly in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, just north from Prague. The name comes from Czech po Labi, meaning "along the Elbe". The same linguistic constr ...

                                               

Adrspach

Adrspach is a village in the Hradec Kralove Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 520 inhabitants. The village is divided into the administrative areas of Dolni Adrspach and Horni Adrspach Lower Adrspach and Upper Adrspach. It is located cl ...

                                               

Adrspach-Teplice Rocks

The Adrspach-Teplice Rocks are an unusual set of sandstone formations covering 17 km 2 in northeastern Bohemia, Czech Republic. They are named after two nearby municipalities: Adrspach, and Teplice nad Metuji. The site was apparently a regional d ...

                                               

Bartosovice v Orlickych horach

The place was first settled between 1539 and 1557 as the first settlement of the Erlitztales. The first noted mention of the village was in 1557. In September 1793, the church, St. Mary Magdalene, in the center of the village was burned to the gr ...

                                               

Červeny Kostelec

Červeny Kostelec is a town in the Nachod District, Hradec Kralove Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 8.500 inhabitants. The villages of Bohdasin, Horni Kostelec, Lhota za Červenym Kostelcem, Mstetin, Olesnice and Stolin are administrativ ...

                                               

Česka Skalice

Česka Skalice is a town in the Hradec Kralove Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 5.000 inhabitants.

                                               

Dobruska

Dobruska is a small town in the Hradec Kralove Region of the Czech Republic. It is situated in the Orlicke hory valley, about 140 km east of Prague. It has about 6.700 inhabitants. The Golden Brook flows through the town.

                                               

Hronov

Hronov is a town in the Hradec Kralove Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 6.500 inhabitants. It is located near the Polish border. The Jiraskuv Hronov festival of amateur theatre takes place here every year. The festival is named after t ...

                                               

Janske Lazne

Janske Lazne is a small spa town in the Hradec Kralove Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 850 inhabitants. It is located in a mountainous area 519 meters above sea level. The water bath runs at a natural temperature of 29.6 °C 85.3 °F. B ...