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Povalirazh (Bulgarian: Повалиръж) is a small village in Slivnitsa Municipality, Sofia Province, located in western Bulgaria approximately 15 km south-west of the town of Slivnitsa. The village's name was first attested in 1576. It is a formation of the imperative povalí ("bring down") and the common noun razh ("rye"), i.e. semantically "a place where rye is grown".[1]


  1. ^ Чолева-Димитрова, Анна М. (2002). Селищни имена от Югозападна България: Изследване. Речник (in Bulgarian). София: Пенсофт. p. 156. ISBN 954-642-168-5. OCLC 57603720.

Coordinates: 42°50′00″N 22°54′00″E / 42.8333333433°N 22.90000001°E / 42.8333333433; 22.90000001