Dimovo Municipality

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Dimovo Municipality
Община Димово
Municipality
Dimovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Dimovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Coordinates: 43°43′N 22°46′E / 43.717°N 22.767°E / 43.717; 22.767Coordinates: 43°43′N 22°46′E / 43.717°N 22.767°E / 43.717; 22.767
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Vidin
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Dimovo
Area
 • Total 402.87 km2 (155.55 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 7,175
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dimovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Димово) is a 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 Dimovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 402.87 km² with a population of 7,175 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The main road E79 crosses the area, connecting the province centre of Vidin with the city of Montana and respectively with the western operating part of Hemus motorway.

Settlements[edit]

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

Dimovo Municipality includes the following 23 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Dimovo Димово 1,211
Archar Арчар 2,603
Bela Бела 120
Dalgo Pole Дълго поле 27
Darzhanitsa Държаница 107
Gara Oreshets Гара Орешец 819
Izvor Извор 311
Karbintsi Карбинци 241
Kladorub Кладоруб 44
Kostichovtsi Костичовци 114
Lagoshevtsi Лагошевци 89
Mali Drenovets Мали Дреновец 83
Medovnitsa Медовница 327
Oreshets Орешец 15
Ostrokaptsi Острокапци 98
Septemvriytsi Септемврийци 251
Skomlya Скомля 43
Shipot Шипот 76
Vladichentsi Владиченци 80
Vodnyantsi Воднянци 279
Varbovchets Върбовчец 94
Yanyovets Яньовец 33
Yarlovitsa Ярловица 110
Total 7,175

Demography[edit]

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

Dimovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 9,520 7,500 10,608 8,783 8,065 7,531 7,175 6,514
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. ^ (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. 

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