The rock church “St. Stefan” is located in the area “Plavala” in the land of Nikopol. It was declared in 1976 a historic site called “Rock Church”, with an area of 1 ha. The church is carved into the limestone rock, on its walls abound old inscriptions and paintings from the era of the birth of Christianity (3-4 century). In 2003 it was recategorized as a natural landmark, and the name and area are preserved. The church was active in the X-XI century.
Persina Nature Park was declared on December 4, 2000, with a total area of 21,762.2 ha. It is located on the territory of three municipalities: Nikopol, Belene and Svishtov and is the fifth largest of the ten nature parks in Bulgaria. Persina Nature Park is unique for Bulgaria and is the only one along the Bulgarian Danube. Its announcement aims to preserve and restore the Danube wetlands and preserve the natural state of the numerous islands. The islands that are part of the park are divided into two island groups – Nikopol Island Group and Belene Islands Complex. Here is the largest Bulgarian Danube island-Persin, which gave the name of the nature park. The uniqueness and great significance of the Belene Islands Complex is the reason why it has been declared the largest Ramsar site in Bulgaria. Persina Nature Park is one of the fifty ornithologically important places in Bulgaria, part of the European ecological network NATURA 2000, as a protected area under both directives: the Habitats Directive and the Birds Directive. The natural condition of the islands in the composition of the park, its unique location, the dynamics of the Danube River make Persina Nature Park one of the […]
The Nanin kamak cave in the village of Muselievo is not managed and is not secured. It preserves the habitats of protected species of bats: Cave Long-winged, Long-toed Nightingale – included in the Red Book of Bulgaria, as well as Large and Small Horseshoe Bat. The total length of the cave is 178 m. In the area are some of the earliest archaeological finds related to the emergence and development of man in our lands – 50-40 thousand years BC. There are legends about the vertical rock. The name “Nanin Stone” comes from a girl who was desperate for the fact that a Turkish bey fell in love with her and wanted her for his wife. She is thrown from a 100-meter cliff and dies to never be his.
Declared in April 1976 as a Natural Landmark with an area of 28.1 ha, and in 2003 it was re-categorized as a Protected Area with the same name and area. It is a natural habitat of the plant Licorice. Its locality is located on the land of the town of Nikopol. It is also called licorice, licorice or licorice. The plant is a member of the legume family and reaches a height of 1 m. Licorice is grown because of its roots, from which an extract is extracted containing a large amount of glycyrrhizin (a sweetener more than 50 times sweeter than sucrose, which also has medicinal properties). . It is used to improve the taste of various medicines, as well as in soft drinks and candies.
Nikopolskoto plato with an area of 22246.4 ha is located in the Danube plain south of the town of Nikopol. To the north it borders with the Danube River and the town, to the west and south with the Osam River, and to the east with the Svishtov-Belenska lowland, where the border is delineated between the villages of Dragash Voyvoda, Byala Voda and Dekov. About 18% of the territory of the Nikopol plateau falls in the Persina Nature Park. The road from Svishtov to Nikopol passes through its territory. Most of the plateau is occupied by agricultural land and xerothermic grasslands. 92 nesting bird species have been identified on the territory of the Nikopol Plateau, 16 of which are included in the Red Data Book of Bulgaria (1985). Of the species found, 43 are of European conservation importance (SPEC) (BirdLife International, 2004).
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