Rish Pass

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Rish Pass
Rishki pass.jpg
Elevation 400 m (1,312 ft)
Traversed by Road
Location Bulgaria
Range Balkan Mountains
Coordinates 42°56′14″N 26°56′22″E / 42.93722°N 26.93944°E / 42.93722; 26.93944

Rish Pass (Bulgarian: Ришки проход, Rishki Prohod) is a mountain pass in the Balkan Mountains (Stara Planina) in Bulgaria. It connects Shumen and Karnobat. On the Shumen side of the pass is the village of Rish.

The Battle of the Rishki Pass was fought here in 759 between Bulgarians and Byzantines which resulted in a Bulgarian victory.