Gigen (Гиген) is a village in northern Bulgaria, part of Pleven Province. It is located on the Danube, close to the place where Iskar River empties into it, opposite the Romanian town of Corabia. Pleven region shown within Bulgaria Pleven is a province in northern Bulgaria, neighbouring Romania. ... The Danube bend at VisegrÃ¡d is a popular destination of tourists The Danube (German: Donau, Slovak: Dunaj, Hungarian: Duna, Slovenian: Donava, Croatian: Dunav, Serbian: ÐÑÐ½Ð°Ð²/Dunav, Bulgarian: ÐÑÐ½Ð°Ð² (Dunav), Romanian: DunÄre, Ukrainian: , Latin: Danuvius, Turkish: Tuna) is Europes second-longest river (after the Volga). ... The Iskar (Bulgarian: ÐÑÐºÑÑ; Latin Oescus) is, with a length of 368 km, the longest river thar runs solely in Bulgaria, and a right tributary of the Danube. ... Corabia is a small (21 000 loc. ...
Gigen is most famous for being built on the site of the important Roman colony of Oescus. The extensive ruins are located in the northwestern part of the village and were first associated with the ancient colony in the end of the 17th century. Oescus was an ancient town in Moesia. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ...
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