Bregovo Municipality

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Bregovo Municipality
Община Брегово
Municipality
Bregovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Bregovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Coordinates: 44°8′N 22°39′E / 44.133°N 22.650°E / 44.133; 22.650Coordinates: 44°8′N 22°39′E / 44.133°N 22.650°E / 44.133; 22.650
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Vidin
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Bregovo
Area
 • Total 180 km2 (70 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 6,168
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Bregovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Брегово) is a frontier municipality (obshtina) in Vidin Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Bregovo. The area borders on the Republic of Serbia to the west and Romania beyond the Danube to the north and it is the most northwestern part of the country.

The municipality embraces a territory of 180 km² with a population of 6,168 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Chuprene
Belogradchik
Boynitsa
Gramada
Dimovo
Kula
Makresh
Novo Selo
Ruzhintsi
Bregovo Municipality within Vidin Province

Bregovo Municipality includes the following 10 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Bregovo Брегово 2,592
Baley Балей 453
Deleyna Делейна 364
Gamzovo Гъмзово 768
Kalina Калина 38
Kosovo Косово 452
Kudelin Куделин 411
Rakitnitsa Ракитница 480
Tiyanovtsi Тияновци 171
Vrav Връв 439
Total 6,168

Demography[edit]

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

Bregovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 12,144 10,243 9,231 7,515 6,725 6,539 6,168 5,514
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:[8]

Ethnic group Population Percentage
Bulgarians 5147 95.4%
Turks 0 0%
Roma (Gypsy) 152 2.8%
Other 66 1.2%
Undeclared 32 0.6%

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. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  5. ^ (English)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. 
  8. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)

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