Rabisha

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Rabisha

Рабиша
Village
Skyline of Rabisha
Rabisha is located in Bulgaria
Rabisha
Rabisha
Coordinates: 43°43′0″N 22°36′0″E / 43.71667°N 22.60000°E / 43.71667; 22.60000
Country Bulgaria
ProvinceVidin Province
MunicipalityBelogradchik
Government
 • MayorBoris Nikolov
Area
 • Total24.391 km2 (9.417 sq mi)
Elevation
224 m (735 ft)
Population
 (31-12-2013)[1]
 • Total252
 Bulgaria Guide
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
3938

Rabisha (Bulgarian: Рабиша) is a village in north-western Bulgaria, in Vidin Province and Belogradchik municipality.

Geography[edit]

Rabisha village is located 45 kilometers from Vidin and 20 km from Belogradchik, it is also located on Archar river. Its population is about 300 people; the nearest train station is in the town of Dimovo, 11.4 kilometers from Rabisha.

The village is near the Rabisha lake and the Magura cave; the Magura cave in the largest cave in Bulgaria. It is 15 million years old. There are unique drawings in the cave from primaeval people; the drawings are about 5000 years old. The Rabisha lake is the biggest Bulgarian non-salt lake. There are a lot of fish in it.

Cultural and Nature sights[edit]

  • The Magura cave, located about 1.5 km north of the village.
  • An old school, built in 1835.
  • Rabisha lake - perfect place for fishing.

Others[edit]

There are two protected oak trees near Rabisha, they are over 300 years old, which makes them two of the oldest trees in Vidin region.The trees are tall about 17 meters.

Near the Magura cave is located Magura Winery which produces high quality wine and champagne.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bulgaria Guide: Rabisha". Retrieved 9 January 2017.

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