Antonovo Municipality

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Antonovo Municipality
Община Антоново
Municipality
Antonovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Targovishte Province.
Antonovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Targovishte Province.
Coordinates: 43°6′N 26°9′E / 43.100°N 26.150°E / 43.100; 26.150Coordinates: 43°6′N 26°9′E / 43.100°N 26.150°E / 43.100; 26.150
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Targovishte
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Antonovo
Area
 • Total 472 km2 (182 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 6,507
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Antonovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Антоново) is a municipality (obshtina) in Targovishte Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the transition between the Danubian Plain and the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Antonovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 472 km² with a population of 6,507 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Omurtag


Popovo
Opaka
Antonovo Municipality within Targovishte Province

(towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)

Demography[edit]

The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades.

Antonovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 12,107 9,849 8,697 7,593 7,179 6,836 6,507 6,262
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

Ethnic composition[edit]

According to the 2011 census, among those who answered the optional question on ethnic identification, the ethnic composition of the municipality was the following:

Ethnic group Population Percentage
Bulgarians 1660 28%
Turks 2975 50.1%
Roma (Gypsy) 1212 20.4%
Other 7 0.1%
Undeclared 84 1.4%

[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  2. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  3. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  4. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  5. ^ National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  6. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and age by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute
  7. ^ Population of Bulgarian divisions
  8. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)

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