Kremen, Blagoevgrad Province

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Coordinates: 41°45′N 23°39′E / 41.750°N 23.650°E / 41.750; 23.650

Kremen
Кремен
Village
Kremen is located in Bulgaria
Kremen
Kremen
Coordinates: 41°45′N 23°39′E / 41.750°N 23.650°E / 41.750; 23.650
Country  Bulgaria
Province Blagoevgrad Province
Municipality Bansko
Government
 • Mayor Emilia Pandeva (GERB)
Area
 • Total 61,869 km2 (23,888 sq mi)
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population (15-12-2010 [1])
 • Total 213
  GRAO
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2771
Area code(s) 074407

Kremen (Bulgarian: Кремен) is a mountainous village in southwestern Bulgaria in the Bansko Municipality of the Blagoevgrad Province. It is situated on the aastern slopes of Pirin 16 kilometers southeast of Bansko and 54 kilometers southeast of Blagoevgrad. The village is 6 kilometers away from the secondary international road 19 Blagoevgrad-Bansko-Gotse Delchev-Drama. The ruins of the Kremen fortress are situated 4 kilometers northwest of the village. The fortress is small - 600 m² and built of local stone. It is accessible only from west, where a high wall was erected, which is well preserved nowadays up to 8 meters height.[2]