The City of Pleven

The town of Pleven is situated in the heart of the natural economic and cultural centre for northern Bulgaria. The town takes pride in its rich ancient history, dynamic present developments and promising future. Pleven is a place for attraction for many young people and it is one of the most popular educational centres in Bulgaria.

There are many other reasons for choosing Pleven as a place to study. Located in the northern part of the country, Pleven is the seventh most populous city in Bulgaria. It is the administrative centre of Pleven Province, as well as of the subordinate Pleven municipality.

Internationally known for the Siege of Plevna of 1877, it is today a major economic centre of the Bulgarian Northwest and Central North and the third largest city of Northern Bulgaria after Varna and Rousse. The town population is about 135,000 people. Pleven falls in an area of continental climate temperatures with 39 ° C during the summer. The history of the town and the region dates back to thousands of years. The town of Pleven is situated in the middle part of the Danube hilly lowland, 160 km from the capital – Sofia, 320 km from the Black Sea and 30 km south from the Danube river.

In their leisure time, many young people admirers and visit the natural reservation “Chernelka”, situated at a distance of about 12 km from Pleven, between the villages of Kartozhabene and Gortalovo it is a city with a unique atmosphere, personality and warmth. You can discover monumental buildings of the great Cathedrals, palaces, charming alcoves, synagogues and places with history. The sublime but buzzling town is famous for being a perfect location for students to peruse their higher education.

Pleven at night is never dull. There is a vast array of things to do and places to go, with pubs and cafes to cater for every conceivable taste. Entertainment is especially strong – music, drama, opera, and dance plus dozens of galleries and cinemas to ensure that free evenings are full evenings.
Pleven is a constantly growing town yet manages to preserve its beauty and serene atmosphere and is famous as a place where the warmth and welcoming nature of people makes you feel right at home in no time.