November 03, 2015

Pirin is one of the highest mountains in Bulgaria. It is named by the Slavs after their superior God Perun,  situated in the South-Western part of the country, the larger part of the mountain range of Pirin was declared as a National Park. 

 

In 1983 it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. There are 40 peaks above 2500 m, the highest reaching 2914 m. The climate is typically mountainous, with Mediterranean influence in the south part. In the summer and autumn during the day is hot and in the evening the temperatures fall down quite low. In the winter and spring, the mountain is very snowy and the temperatures are very low, especially during the night. 
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Vihren peak is the highest in the Pirin Mountains, the second highest in Bulgaria and the Balkans' third, after Musala (Rila Moutnains, Bulgaria) and Mount Olympus
(Greece). 

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