Berkovitsa Tourism, Bulgaria

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Berkovitsa (Bulgarian: Берковица) 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 inhabitants. Berkovitsa is situated on the northern slope of Kom Peak of the Berkovska Stara Planina Mountain along the valley of the Berkovitsa River, which is a tributary to the Barziya River, at an altitude above sea level 405 m. The town was mentioned for the first time in Ottoman documents of 1488. It is near the site of an old fortified settlement on the road from Sofia to Lom. The remains of the fortress and a church were discovered on high ground at Kaleto, just to the west of the present-day town. The former settlement was known as early as the reign of King Kaloyan and was mentioned as a border settlement in the period of the Vidin Kingdom. Berkovitsa Glacier, on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, is named for Berkovitsa.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Berkovitsa, Bulgaria. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. After your splendid visit to Berkovitsa, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Sofia. Attractions in Sofia include Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, Boyana Church, Vitosha Boulevard. A holiday in Berkovitsa can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Berkovitsa*

  • Pollution Statistics in Berkovitsa

    Know the pollution level of Berkovitsa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Berkovitsa - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 76.09 (High)
    • Pollution Index 83.62 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Berkovitsa

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Berkovitsa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.61 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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