Dryanovo Municipality

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Dryanovo Municipality
Община Дряново
Municipality
Dryanovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Gabrovo Province.
Dryanovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Gabrovo Province.
Coordinates: 42°59′N 25°27′E / 42.983°N 25.450°E / 42.983; 25.450Coordinates: 42°59′N 25°27′E / 42.983°N 25.450°E / 42.983; 25.450
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Gabrovo
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Dryanovo
Area
 • Total 248.5 km2 (95.9 sq mi)
Population (December 2011)[1]
 • Total 9,587
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dryanovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Дряново) is a municipality (obshtina) in Gabrovo Province, North-central Bulgaria, located in the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan between Stara planina mountain and the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Dryanovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 248.5 km² with a population of 9,587 inhabitants, as of December 2011.[1]

The area is best known with the Dryanovo Monastery, situated close to the main town, and Bacho Kiro Cave.

Settlements[edit]

Sevlievo


Tryavna
Dryanovo Municipality within Gabrovo Province

Dryanovo Municipality includes the following 46 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Dryanovo Дряново 8,043
Balvantsite Балванците 1
Buchukovtsi Бучуковци 8
Chukovo Чуково 26
Denchevtsi Денчевци 21
Dlagnya Длъгня 24
Dobrenite Добрените 4
Dolni Varpishta Долни Върпища 3
Dolni Dragoycha Долни Драгойча 3
Docha Доча 10
Ganchovets Ганчовец 159
Gesha Геша 7
Glushka Глушка 26
Gozdeyka Гоздейка 22
Golemi Balgareni Големи Българени 10
Gorni Varpishta Горни Върпища 4
Gostilitsa Гостилица 347
Garnya Гърня 3
Ignatovtsi Игнатовци 2
Iskra Искра 4
Kalomen Каломен 9
Karaivantsa Караиванца 43
Katrandzhii Катранджии 42
Kereka Керека 142
Kosarka Косарка 44
Kumanite Куманите 4
Malki Balgareni Малки Българени 0
Manoya Маноя 48
Peyna Пейна 9
Petkovtsi Петковци 3
Plachka Плачка 2
Radovtsi Радовци 137
Ritya Ритя 0
Runya Руня 32
Rusinovtsi Русиновци 10
Salasuka Саласука 4
Skalsko Скалско 96
Slaveykovo Славейково 65
Sokolovo Соколово 52
Syarovtsi Сяровци 6
Shushnya Шушня 2
Turkincha Туркинча 26
Tsareva Livada Царева ливада 789
Yantra Янтра 139
Zaya Зая 43
Total 10,502

Demography[edit]

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

Dryanovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 16,966 15,525 13,557 11,705 11,009 10,724 10,502 9,587
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 - POPULATION BY DISTRICTS, MUNICIPALITIES, PLACE OF RESIDENCE AND SEX AS OF 31.12.2011
  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. ^ 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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