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Balkan

The Balkan

Stara Planina mountain is located in the middle of the country, well famous as Balkan and from hire is origin the name of Balkan penimsula. It separates the country in two parts, stretching form its western border to the Black sea. It's long ridge is from West border of Bulgaria to the Black sea to the East. Highest peak is Botev peak (2376 meters a.s.l.) and is almost in geographical center of Bulgaria. One can see more than half of territory of the country.

Another significant peaks in this mountain are Zhultec, Goljam Kupen (2169 m a.s.l.) Ambarica, Vezen (2198 m a.s.l). In the very west on the ridge are Kom (2016 m a.s.l), Midzhur.

Many waterfalls are nearby Botev peak - (Raisko pruskalo, Vidimsko pruskalo, Dzhendemsko pruskalo).



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