Marchevo, Blagoevgrad Province

Marchevo is a small village in Garmen Municipality, in Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria. The village is situated between Garmen and Ognyanovo and the tree villages are almost merged. There is a significant Romani minority, living in the eastern part of the village. The church "Nativity of Virgin Mary" (Bulgarian: Рождество Богородично, Rozhdestvo Bogorodichno) was built in 1908 over the foundations of an older church. The school in the village was closed in 2002. There isn't also a kindergarten. There is a hotel and guest-houses.

Marchevo
Марчево
Village
Marchevo is located in Bulgaria
Marchevo
Marchevo
Coordinates: 41°36′N 23°48′E / 41.600°N 23.800°E / 41.600; 23.800
Country Bulgaria
ProvinceBlagoevgrad Province
MunicipalityGarmen
Government
 • Sufragan MayorRosen Marchev
Area
 • Total5.92 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Elevation
560 m (1,840 ft)
Population
 (15-12-2011 [1])
 • Total172
 GRAO
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
2949
Area code(s)07523

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