Apriltsi Municipality

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Apriltsi Municipality
Община Априлци
Municipality
Apriltsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Apriltsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Coordinates: 42°48′N 24°54′E / 42.800°N 24.900°E / 42.800; 24.900Coordinates: 42°48′N 24°54′E / 42.800°N 24.900°E / 42.800; 24.900
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Lovech
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Apriltsi
Area
 • Total 240 km2 (90 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 3,554
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Apriltsi Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Априлци) is a municipality (obshtina) in Lovech Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located from the northern slopes of the central Stara planina mountain to the area of the Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Apriltsi.

The municipality embraces a territory of 240 km² with a population of 3,554 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The area covers parts of the Central Balkan National Park which is listed as Category 2 by The World Conservation Union (IUCN).

Settlements[edit]


Troyan
Teteven
Lukovit
Ugarchin
Letnitsa
Yablanitsa
Apriltsi Municipality within Lovech Province

Apriltsi Municipality includes the following 4 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Apriltsi Априлци 3,207
Drashkova Polyana Драшкова поляна 101
Skandaloto Скандалото 67
Velchevo Велчево 179
Total 3,554

Demography[edit]

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

Apriltsi Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 6,203 5,313 4,720 4,137 3,788 3,647 3,554 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

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. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  7. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 

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