Bulgarians of Croatia

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Bulgarians of Croatia
Total population
350[1]
Regions with significant populations
Zagreb 110[2]
Languages
Croatian, Bulgarian
Religion
Bulgarian Orthodox
Related ethnic groups
Bulgarians, Macedonians, Croats

Bulgarians of Croatia (Croatian: Bugari Hrvatske, Bulgarian: Българи в Хърватия) are one of 22 national minorities in Croatia. According to the last census from 2001, there was 331 Bulgarians living in Croatia, from which most of them lived in Zagreb.

Bulgarians are officially recognized as an autochthonous national minority, and as such, they elect a special representative to the Croatian Parliament, shared with members of eleven other national minorities.[3]

Number of Bulgarians[edit]

Formal name of Croatia Year Number of Bulgarians
- 1931 606
People's Republic of Croatia 1948 637
1953 464
1961 593
Socialist Republic of Croatia 1971 676
1981 441
Republic of Croatia 1991 458
2001 331
2011 350
(Croatian Bureau of Statistics) [1][4]

2001 census[edit]

County Bulgarians Total percentage
City of Zagreb 110 33,24%
Split-Dalmatia 37 11,18%
Primorje-Gorski Kotar 33 9,98%
Istria 33 9,98%
Osijek-Baranja 20 6,05%
Bjelovar Bilogora 18 5,44%
Sisak-Moslavina 12 3,63%
Zagreb 11 3,33%
Vukovar-Syrmia 10 3,03%
Brod-Posavina 9 2,72%
Varaždin 7 2,12%
Zadar 7 2,12%
Šibenik-Knin 6 1,82%
Koprivnica-Križevci 3 0,91%
Virovitica Podravina 3 0,91%
Dubrovnik Neretva 3 0,91%
Međimurje 3 0,91%
Krapina-Zagorje 2 0,61%
Karlovac 2 0,61%
Požega-Slavonia 2 0,61%
Total 331 100%
(2011 census) [2]

Notable people[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stanovništvo prema narodnosti, popisi 1971. - 2011." (in Croatian). Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Popis stanovništva 2001. godine
  3. ^ "Pravo pripadnika nacionalnih manjina u Republici Hrvatskoj na zastupljenost u Hrvatskom saboru". Zakon o izborima zastupnika u Hrvatski sabor (in Croatian). Croatian Parliament. Retrieved 2011-12-29. 
  4. ^ Stanovništvo Hrvatske od 1931.-2001.