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Durankulak is a small village and is located in the northeastern part of Bulgaria Shabla, about 106 km. of Varna, just 5 km from the border between Bulgaria and Romania. It has a population of about 600 people. His name is of turkish origin and translates water ear because of the shape of Durankulak that resembles cochlea. Southeast of Durankulak is durankulak’s lake. Since 1980 was declared a protected area.

In Durankulak’s lake and around it can find rare and endangered plant and animal species. It is among the most important and best preserved coastal wetlands in Bulgaria with international importance for conservation of more than 260 species of rare and endangered plants and animals. Three edges frail is most valuable for Bulgaria. Located on the migratory route Via pontica, wetland providing favorable conditions for feeding and resting a number of migratory birds. Durankulak’s lake is of international importance for conservation of the little bittern and crucial nationwide for nests of ferruginous duck, mute swan, marsh harrier, indian warbler. Here wintering populations of three species of waterfowl greater white fronted goose, red breasted goose and mallards, there are large populations of pygmy cormorant and pelican pink. In lake met and wild carp.

Locals call it the swamp, its dimensions are 5 to 2 km. Formed two islands are small and large.

On a small house that is private property.

Big Island is 20 acres and it is the first prehistoric museum in Bulgaria.

On it is the only European cave shrine of the goddess Cybele and neolithic mound from 4600 b.c.

There are no traces of the ancient agricultural and stock breeding population of the Dobrudja. Outdoor and tested and is now the largest prehistoric cemetery in the world, operated continuously for more than a millennium and a half (5300 to 3800 b.c.).

Settlement mound on the big island is home to some interruptions for more than 6 thousand years until the end of the first empire.

Here visitors can see the oldest stone architecture in continental Europe and the temple of the great mother goddess Cybele. Findings from the big island are stored in the historical museum in Dobrich and the museum in the village.

Archaeological complex “big island” is located near a major international track and an road with the possibility of parking.

About 2 km from the camping space. It has a restaurant overlooking the sea, near the campsite is located Kartalburun nose, the word is of turkish origin and means aquiline nose, about 2.5 km north of cape Sivriburun, turkish sharp nose, on the border with Romania and is known The name “Anna Maria”, named after the ship ran aground here in 1969, south beach is about 7 km and extends to cape Krapetz places full of discarded from sea shells and seaweed. Behind this beach is located Durankulak.

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