Dolni Chiflik Municipality

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Dolni Chiflik Municipality
Община Долни чифлик
Municipality
Dolni Chiflik Municipality within Bulgaria and Varna Province.
Dolni Chiflik Municipality within Bulgaria and Varna Province.
Coordinates: 42°58′N 27°41′E / 42.967°N 27.683°E / 42.967; 27.683Coordinates: 42°58′N 27°41′E / 42.967°N 27.683°E / 42.967; 27.683
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Varna
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Dolni Chiflik
Area
 • Total 487 km2 (188 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 19,316
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dolni Chiflik Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Долни чифлик) is a municipality (obshtina) in Varna Province, Northeastern Bulgaria. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Dolni Chiflik.

The municipality spreads from Dalgopol Municipality in the west to the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast in the east. To the north the area is mostly defined by the Kamchiya river and its estuary. It embraces a territory of 487 km² with a population, as of December 2009, of 19,316 inhabitants.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Aksakovo
Avren
Beloslav
Byala
Vetrino
Valchi Dol
Devnya
Dalgopol
Provadiya
Suvorovo
Dolni Chiflik Municipality within Varna Province

Dolni Chiflik Municipality includes the following 17 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Dolni Chiflik Долни чифлик 6,706
Bulair Булаир 158
Bardarevo Бърдарево 87
Detelina Детелина 664
Golitsa Голица 596
Goren Chiflik Горен чифлик 1,450
Grozdyovo Гроздьово 2,389
Krivini Кривини 110
Nova Shipka Нова Шипка 291
Novo Oryahovo Ново Оряхово 206
Pchelnik Пчелник 1,614
Rudnik Рудник 494
Solnik Солник 249
Staro Oryahovo Старо Оряхово 2,713
Shkorpilovtsi Шкорпиловци 704
Venelin Венелин 818
Yunets Юнец 67
Total 19,316

Demography[edit]

The population of Dolni Chiflik Municipality is 20,217, of which 12,857 Bulgarians, 5,390 Turks and 717 Roma.

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

Dolni Chiflik Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 20,535 20,817 20,944 20,217 19,534 19,354 19,316 ...
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. ^ 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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