Category Archives: Natural parks and reserves

The Rhodope mountains

The Rhodope Mountains spread at 14,737sq km and 12,233 sq km are on Bulgarian territory, there rest - in Greece. The average above sea-level height is 785m. The Rhodope Mountains are divided in Western and Eastern Rhodopes. The highest peak is Golyam Perelik which is 2,191m high.

Dupkata Reserve is situated in...

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Sredna Gora

Sredna Gora is a chain of mountains of medium height. It is situated between the valleys of Iskar and Tundzha rivers, valleys in the area before Stara planina and the Gornotrakiyska nizina (lowland). Sredna Gora has an area of 5,950 sq m, it is 285 km long and 50 km wide. The highest...

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Natural park Central Balkan

Central Balkan is a natural park comprising part of Zlatishko-Tetevenski ridge and Troyansko-Kaloferski ridge of Stara planina. It was declared protected zone on an area of 31.10.1991. The natural park spreads on an area of 73,261.80 hectares with above the sea-level from 550 to 2,376m (Botev peak). There are 9 reserves on its...

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Dolinata na Rozite (Valley of the Roses)

Dolinata na Rozite (Valley of the Roses) is the other name of Karlovsko and Kazanlashkata valley. The valley has a prolonged form situated at west-east. The lay of the valley is from plain to hilly. The soils and the climate conditions are suitable for growing of oil-bearing roses, suitable for getting ethereal oil...

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