Batin is a village in Northern Bulgaria. It is located in Municipality of Borovo, District of Ruse.
The village is located 18 miles away from the Municipal center – Town of Borovo, 17 miles away from the Town of Dve Mogili, 22 miles away from the Town of Byala, 40 miles from away the Town of Svishtov and 32 miles from the City of Ruse.
The village is located 7 miles east of the Yantra River and only 1 mile south of the Danube River.
The village is well maintained. There is a town hall, a community center and shops.
There is a regular bus transport to the nearby towns and villages.
The population of the village is about 590 people.
Just over 1 mile north of the village, amid the waters of the Danube, to the right bank is the Batin Island. It is 4 miles long and 2 miles wide and covers an average water area of 4200 acres. It is the 4th largest Danube Island. This terrain is full of plant species of willows and Canadian poplar, and the rest is covered with grass.
In the recent past, Batin was connected to the world by water as well, because numerous ships carrying cargo and passengers on the Danube stopping at Batin’s small port.
The immediate proximity to the Danube River and the abundance of groundwater create Batin’s glory as a non-drying water source. There were 12 fountains in the village. The village was fully water supplied in 1966. The best drinking water is the “Solakova fountain” in “Balar Dere” area.
2 miles away to the north of the village are preserved remains of an ancient fortress. Batin was founded at its present location, probably in the seventeenth century, by residents of the ancient nearby village of Kyuchuk Stambol, destroyed by an earthquake.
The picturesque banks of the Danube provide great opportunities for recreation, hunting and fishing, as well as wildlife and bird watching, and the Yantra River is preferred for kayaking.
The village has a renovated “Batin Arena” stadium and it is famous with the “Dunav Batin” football club.