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Gurgulyat (Bulgarian: Гургулят) is a village in Slivnitsa municipality, Sofia Province, located in western Bulgaria approximately 10 km south of the town of Slivnitsa.

As of September 2005 the village has a population of 40. It is located at 42°47′N 22°59′E / 42.783°N 22.983°E / 42.783; 22.983Coordinates: 42°47′N 22°59′E / 42.783°N 22.983°E / 42.783; 22.983, 812 m above sea level in the Viskyar mountain, and the mayor is Filip Georgiev.

The village is famous for its role in the Serbo-Bulgarian War (1885-1886), when the Bulgarian Army, aided by local residents, prevented the Serbs from reaching Slivnitsa. Most of the village's historical landmarks are dedicated to this event, such as the imposing 20 m-high red-concrete Pantheon-Monument in the Tsarkvishte (Църквище) locality, which features a sculpture of Mother Bulgaria and has an area of around 700 m2.

Other landmarks include the small (60 m-long) gorge of the local river known for its sheer rocks, a fortress and a cave.




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