Dolna Mitropoliya Municipality

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Dolna Mitropoliya Municipality
Община Долна Митрополия
Municipality
Dolna Mitropoliya Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Dolna Mitropoliya Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Coordinates: 43°33′N 24°30′E / 43.550°N 24.500°E / 43.550; 24.500Coordinates: 43°33′N 24°30′E / 43.550°N 24.500°E / 43.550; 24.500
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Pleven
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Dolna Mitropoliya
Area
 • Total 674.81 km2 (260.55 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 21,304
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dolna Mitropoliya Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Долна Митрополия) is a municipality (obshtina) in Pleven Province, Northern Bulgaria. It embraces a territory of 674.81 km² with a population, as of December 2009, of 21,304 inhabitants.[1] The administrative centre of the area is the homonymous town of Dolna Mitropoliya.

The northern boundary of the municipality is the Danube River, and the 10,926 hectare Natura 2000 Reka Vit Special Protection Area for preservation of avian habitat is located there.[2]

Settlements[edit]

Cherven Bryag


Levski
Nikopol
Knezha
Belene
Dolna Mitropoliya Municipality within Pleven Province

(towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[3][4][5]
(December 2009)
Dolna Mitropoliya Долна Митрополия 3,303
Baykal Байкал 562
Bivolare Биволаре 627
Bozhuritsa Божурица 1,102
Bregare Брегаре 637
Gorna Mitropoliya Горна Митрополия 1,827
Gostilya Гостиля 279
Komarevo Комарево 1,224
Krushovene Крушовене 1,054
Orehovitsa Ореховица 1,440
Pobeda Победа 517
Podem Подем 1,023
Riben Рибен 769
Slavovitsa Славовица 573
Stavertsi Ставерци 1,848
Trastenik Тръстеник 4,519
Total 21,304

Demography[edit]

The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades. Since 1992 Dolna Mitropoliya Municipality has comprised the former municipality of Podem and the numbers in the table reflect this unification.

Dolna Mitropoliya Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 28,405 24,079 29,087 25,311 22,994 22,237 21,304 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[6] Census 2011,[7] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[8]

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