Ugarchin ( _bg. Угърчин) is a town located in the
Lovech Provincein 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 Mountainsat 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 Marchand the traditional Autumn Fair is every 22 September. The President of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanovvisited the town of Ugarchin on 22 March 2006for 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 Pointon Robert Island, South Shetland Islandsis named after Ugarchin.
* [http://sitekreator.com/ugarchin Ugarchin at Sitekreator.com]
* [http://www.guide-bulgaria.com/NC/Lovech/Ugarchin Ugarchin article and pictures at Guide-Bulgaria.com]
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