Chiprovtsi Municipality

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Chiprovtsi Municipality
Община Чипровци
Municipality
Chiprovtsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Chiprovtsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Coordinates: 43°23′N 22°50′E / 43.383°N 22.833°E / 43.383; 22.833Coordinates: 43°23′N 22°50′E / 43.383°N 22.833°E / 43.383; 22.833
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Montana
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Chiprovtsi
Area
 • Total 286.8 km2 (110.7 sq mi)
Population (Census February 2011)[1]
 • Total 3,657
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Chiprovtsi Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Чипровци) is a small frontier municipality (obshtina) in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located on the northern slopes of western Stara Planina mountain and the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Chiprovtsi. In the southwest, the municipality borders on Republic of Serbia.

The area embraces a territory of 286.8 km² with a population of 3,657 inhabitants, as of February 2011.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Berkovitsa
Boychinovtsi
Brusartsi
Georgi Damyanovo
Lom
Medkovets
Valchedram
Varshets
Yakimovo
Chiprovtsi Municipality within Montana Province

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

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Chiprovtsi Чипровци 1,871
Belimel Белимел 252
Chelyustnitsa Челюстница 81
Gorna Kovachitsa Горна Ковачица 118
Gorna Luka Горна Лука 185
Martinovo Мартиново 312
Mitrovtsi Митровци 115
Prevala Превала 411
Ravna Равна 47
Zhelezna Железна 327
Total 3,719

Demography[edit]

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

Chiprovtsi Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 9,148 7,661 6,792 4,988 4,198 3,955 3,719 3,657
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[1] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c (Bulgarian)National Statistical Institute - Census 2011
  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“

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