From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Sinitovo (Bulgarian: Синитово) is a village in Pazardzhik Municipality, Pazardzhik Province, western Bulgaria. As of 2005 the population is 2 160. It is located at an altitude of 200 m in a fertile agricultural region near the Maritsa river. The main products grown in the area include wheat, maize, peppers, while the most spread domestic animal is the sheep.

The village is mentioned in Ottoman documents from 1576, 1607, 1696. There is a kindergarten, school, chitalishte and a church "Sv. Georgi" from 1884. Many Roman artifacts are found in the vicinity of the village, including marble statues and a bust of a Roman Emperor. There are ruins of Roman fortress and the important Thracian settlement Besapara.


Sinitovo Gap in Graham Land, Antarctica is named after the village.

Coordinates: 42°09′N 24°22′E / 42.150°N 24.367°E / 42.150; 24.367