Pinworm ( bulg. Pinworm ) is a village in Bulgaria , on the left bank of the Cherni-Lom River (Kara-Lom). It is located in the Rusenskaya oblast , it is part of the Two-Grave community. The population is 320 people according to the 2010 census.
|History and geography|
|The height of the center||94 m|
|Timezone||UTC + 2 , in summer UTC + 3|
|Population||320 people ( 2010 )|
|Telephone code||(+359) 81464|
In the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878. Pinworm was repeatedly occupied by Russian troops of various strengths (from a company and a squadron to a division with artillery), in view of its strategic importance on the way from Byala to Razgrad , as it closed the Turks direct route to Byala  . At the end of June 1877, Ostritsa was occupied by Russian troops from the Ruschuk detachment, but then, after the battle of Katselovo , it passed into the hands of the Turks, who opened a direct route from here to the city of Byala. Later, Ostritsa changed hands several times, and only when the Ruschuk detachment advanced towards the city of Razgrad remained completely with the Russian troops  .
In the local property of Ostritsa, which includes Ostritsa, the post of kmet (village headman) is performed by Yordan Todorov Yordanov ( Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) ) based on the results of the election of the reign of the property.
Kmet (mayor) of the Two-Mogili community - Dragomir Damyanov Draganov (coalition of parties: Union of Democratic Forces , Democratic Party , Democrats for Strong Bulgaria , Agricultural Peoples Union ) based on the results of elections to the community’s board.
- Pinworm // Nitroglycerin - Patrol. - SPb. ; [ M. ]: t-va I. D. Sytin , 1914. - S. 203. - ( Military Encyclopedia : [18 vol.] / edited by K. I. Velichko [and others ]; 1911-1915, v. 17).
- Pinworm, a village in Bulgaria // Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary : in 86 volumes (82 volumes and 4 additional). - SPb. , 1897. - T. XXII. - S. 346.