Boynitsa

Boynitsa (Bulgarian: Бойница, pronounced [ˈbɔjnit͡sɐ]; also transliterated Bojnica, Bojnitsa, Boinitsa, Boynitza, Boinitza, Boinica, etc.) is a village in northwestern Bulgaria, part of Vidin Province. It is the administrative centre of Boynitsa Municipality, which lies in the western part of Vidin Province. The village is located 35 kilometres west of the provincial capital Vidin and 250 kilometres northwest of the national capital Sofia, in the immediate proximity of the Serbian border.

Boynitsa

Бойница
Boynitsa is located in Bulgaria
Boynitsa
Boynitsa
Location of Boynitsa
Coordinates: 43°57′N 22°32′E / 43.950°N 22.533°E / 43.950; 22.533
Country Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Vidin
Government
 • MayorAneta Gencheva
Elevation
241 m (791 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total628
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
3840
Area code(s)09333

The Bulgarian word boynitsa means "arrow slit", although the Slavic root boy commonly exists in words related to fighting, and -itsa is a common Bulgarian placename suffix.

MunicipalityEdit

Boynitsa municipality covers an area of 166 square kilometres and includes the following 8 places:

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Coordinates: 43°57′N 22°32′E / 43.950°N 22.533°E / 43.950; 22.533