Ugarchin ( _bg. Угърчин) is a town located in the Lovech Province in central northerrn Bulgaria. The town of Ugarchin is the administrative centre of Ugarchin municipality which includes twelve villages. It is located 35 kilometers east of the city of Lovech. The Kamenitsa river runs through the town of Ugarchin.

Ugarchin is situated in the northern part of the Balkan Mountains at the foot the high peaks and down the river Kamenitsa and its minor tributaries: Lepetora, Sveta, Greshki Dol and others. It is situated in a basin rounded with small hills: Ivan Dyal hill to the south; Visokata Mogila (Chukara) to the east; to the north are Beli Kamak, Sredno Bardo and Zabiti Kamak hills; and to the west are Goli Rat and Chukata.

The Ugarchin town holiday takes place every year on 22 March and the traditional Autumn Fair is every 22 September. The President of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov visited the town of Ugarchin on 22 March 2006 for the annual football tournament.

Other places in Ugarchin municipality include Dragana, Golets, Kalenik, Katunets, Kirchevo, Kirkova mahala, Lesidren, Mikre, Orlyane, Slavshitsa, Sopot, and Vasilkovska mahala.


Ugarchin Point on Robert Island, South Shetland Islands is named after Ugarchin.

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