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Bahovitsa is located in Bulgaria
Location of Bahovitsa
Coordinates: 43°11′16″N 24°40′58″E / 43.18778°N 24.68278°E / 43.18778; 24.68278Coordinates: 43°11′16″N 24°40′58″E / 43.18778°N 24.68278°E / 43.18778; 24.68278
Country Bulgaria
Province Lovech
Municipality Lovech
 • Mayor Kalin Krastev
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (01.02.2011)
 • Total 969
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 5567
Area code(s) 06912

Bahovitsa (Bulgarian: Баховица) is a village in Central-North Bulgaria, part of the Lovech Municipality, Lovech Province, about 5 kilometers north of Lovech. As of February 2011, it has a population of 969.[1]


In February 2012, Great Wall Motors together with the Bulgarian company Litex Motors, opened the first Chinese automobile factory within the European Union in Bahovitsa.[2]


  1. ^ "National Register Of Populated Places". National Statistical Institute. 25 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Bulgaria Opens Great Wall Car Plant, Hopes for Great Chinese Investments". 21 February 2012.