Belene Municipality

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Belene Municipality
Община Белене
Municipality
Belene Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Belene Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Coordinates: 43°36′N 25°7′E / 43.600°N 25.117°E / 43.600; 25.117Coordinates: 43°36′N 25°7′E / 43.600°N 25.117°E / 43.600; 25.117
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Pleven
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Belene
Area
 • Total 285 km2 (110 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 10,908
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Belene Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Белене) is a municipality (obshtina) in Pleven Province, northern Bulgaria. It is located along the south bank of Danube river, by the border with Romania. The administrative centre of the area is the homonymous town of Belene.

The municipality embraces a territory of 285 km² with a population, as of December 2009, of 10,908 inhabitants.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Cherven Bryag


Levski
Nikopol
Knezha
Dolna Mitropoliya
Pordim
Gulyantsi
Dolni Dabnik
Belene Municipality within Pleven Province
Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3]
(December 2009)
Belene Белене 8,905
Byala Voda Бяла вода 359
Dekov Деков 545
Kulina Voda Кулина вода 239
Petokladentsi Петокладенци 455
Tatari Татари 405
Total 10,908

Demography[edit]

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

Belene Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 14,683 13,251 13,857 12,581 11,739 11,321 10,908 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[4] Census 2011,[5] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[6]

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. ^ National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  5. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  6. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28.