General Todorov (village)

General Todorov is a village in Petrich Municipality, in Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria.[1]

General Todorov
General view of General Todorov.jpg
Country Bulgaria
ProvinceBlagoevgrad Province
MunicipalityPetrich Municipality
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)


The river Struma near General Todorov

The previous name of the village is Pripechene (Bulgarian: Припечене). During the Ottoman period, the village had a mixed Bulgarian and Turkish population. According to an Ottoman document from 1519 there were 6 Muslim and 39 non-Muslim households in Pripechene. The main occupation of the population in Pripechene was farming rice.[2] A Vasil Kanchov study of 1900 counted 114 Bulgarian and 70 Turkish inhabitants. [3]

The village was renamed General Todorov after general Georgi Todorov in 1984.


  1. ^ Guide Bulgaria, Accessed May 5, 2010
  2. ^ Матанов, Христо. Възникване и облик на Кюстендилския санджак през XV-XVI век, София 2000, таблица 9.
  3. ^ Васил Кънчов. „Македония. Етнография и статистика“. София, 1900, с. 190. - Kanchov, Vasil. "Macedonia. Ethnography and statistics". Sofia, 1900, p. 190.

Coordinates: 41°28′01″N 23°16′01″E / 41.467000°N 23.267000°E / 41.467000; 23.267000