Belogradchik (Bulgarian: Белоградчик) is a town in Vidin Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, the administrative centre of the homonymous Belogradchik Municipality. The town, whose name literally means "small white town," is situated in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains just east of the Serbian border and about 50 km south of the Danube River. The town is close to the Belogradchik Rocks, which cover an area of 90 square kilometers and reach up to 200 meters in height. As of December 2009, it has a population of 5,334 inhabitants.
Coat of arms
Location of Belogradchik
|Coordinates: 43°37′N 22°41′E|
|• Mayor||Boris Nikolov|
|Elevation||522 m (1,713 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Another tourist attractions in the area are the nearby Magura Cave, famous for its beautiful prehistoric cave paintings, and the Baba Vida medieval fortress in the nearby town of Vidin on the Danube river.
- (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute – Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
Belogradchik travel guide from Wikivoyage