Chiren

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Chiren
Чирен
Chiren is located in Bulgaria
Chiren
Chiren
Location of Chiren
Coordinates: 43°19′N 23°34′E / 43.317°N 23.567°E / 43.317; 23.567Coordinates: 43°19′N 23°34′E / 43.317°N 23.567°E / 43.317; 23.567
Country  Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Vratsa Province
Government
 • Mayor Dian Damyanov
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (13/09/2005)
 • Total 812
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 3050
Area code(s) 09115

Chiren (Bulgarian: Чирен) is a village located in northwestern Bulgaria. It is a part of Vratsa Municipality, Vratsa Province.

Geography[edit]

The village is located approximately 15 kilometers to the north of town of Vratsa. Chiren is popular with places "Bojia most" (Bulgarian: Божия мост 'God's bridge') and "Tigancheto" (Bulgarian: Тиганчето 'little frying pan'). These places are natural forms carved by the rivers. The other natural landmark in this area is the cave "Ponora" (Bulgarian: Понора).

Honour[edit]

Chiren Heights in Graham Land, Antarctica are named after the village.