Slomer

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Slomer
Сломер
Village
Главната улица в село Сломер.png
Coordinates: 43°22′01″N 25°18′00″E / 43.367°N 25.3°E / 43.367; 25.3Coordinates: 43°22′01″N 25°18′00″E / 43.367°N 25.3°E / 43.367; 25.3
Country Bulgaria
Province Veliko Tarnovo
Municipality Pavlikeni
Area
 • Total 35.123 km2 (13.561 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 531[1]
Area code(s) 061391 within Bulgaria, 0035961391 from abroad[1]

Slomer is a village in Northern Bulgaria. It is situated in Pavlikeni Municipality, Veliko Tarnovo Province.

Geography[edit]

The village is located 15 km from Pavlikeni Municipality and about 40 km from Veliko Tarnovo Province. Slomer is adjacent to the village of Karaisen.

History[edit]

There is a stele honouring the people who have fought for the freedom of Bulgaria. It can be found in the centre of Slomer on a fountain which is not currently running.

Unfortunately, there is a school and kindergarten as well, closed and crumbling.

Religion and language[edit]

The population of the village consists of Christians. Spoken language – Bulgarian.

Public institutions[edit]

A health office, the building of the village hall and church with magnificent frescos.

Three grocery stores, one of which combined with a cafe. Two cafes, which also function as taverns.

Natural sights[edit]

The sites "Trite mogili" (Трите могили, The three mounds), "Slava mogila" (Слава могила, Slava mound), "Koriykata" (Корийката) and the Kosora forest with lots of trees and wolves around.

Regular events[edit]

A market is held every Friday selling various goods required by the villagers. An annual fair is held on the third Saturday of October.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Slomer". Guide-Bulgaria. Retrieved 2012-10-09.