Botevgrad is located in a picturesque elliptic valley with a total area of 506.6 sq. km, 47 km away from Sofia. The Vitinya Pass, connecting Northern with Southern Bulgaria and the proximity of the capital contribute to its strategic location. The region of Botevgrad municipality is quite rich in natural resources. The relief is remarkable for its outstanding variety. The municipality covers the following geographic parts: a part of Botevgrad Valley, some parts of Botevgradski Predbalkan mountain and four of the Balkan shoulders - Razhana, Golyama Planina, Mourgash and Billo. Zhleba Kotlovina - Fillet Hollow is situated between the main Balkan Range and the Northern Balkan.
The bottom of the hollow is the accumulative river terrace of Bebresh river and its tributaries. The low oval hills inside the hollow contribute to the countryside variety. Mount Murgash - 1687 m, is the highest point of the highest mountain range to the south and south-west. Many rivulets run down the slopes of the heights.