Granichak (village)

Granichak (Bulgarian: Граничак) is a village in Vidin Province in northwestern Bulgaria. It is located in the municipality of Belogradchik.

Granichak

Граничак
Village
Granichak is located in Bulgaria
Granichak
Granichak
Coordinates: 43°38′34″N 22°35′16″E / 43.64278°N 22.58778°E / 43.64278; 22.58778
Country Bulgaria
ProvinceVidin Province
MunicipalityBelogradchik
Government
 • MayorBoris Nikolov
Area
 • Total9.426 km2 (3.639 sq mi)
Population
 (31-12-2013)[1]
 • Total10
 Bulgaria Guide
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Points of interestEdit

  • Anishte, a Roman road station, is located two kilometers east of Granichak. It dates back to the 2nd and 3rd century. Eighty hectares have been protected around it. Lamps, ceramics, belt buckles and coins have been found there.
  • Vedernik, a mountain of 1,125 meters in elevation.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bulgaria Guide: Granichak". Retrieved 9 January 2017.

SourcesEdit

  • Michev Nicholas & Peter Koledarov. "Dictionary of settlements and settlement names in Bulgaria 1878-1987", Sofia, 1989.

External linksEdit