Dulovo Municipality

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Dulovo Municipality
Община Дулово
Municipality
Dulovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Dulovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Coordinates: 43°48′N 27°6′E / 43.800°N 27.100°E / 43.800; 27.100Coordinates: 43°48′N 27°6′E / 43.800°N 27.100°E / 43.800; 27.100
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Silistra
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Dulovo
Area[1]
 • Total 566.33 km2 (218.66 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[2]
 • Total 28,860
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dulovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Дулово) is a municipality (obshtina) in Silistra Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain, in the area of the South Dobrudzha geographical region, about 25 km south of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Dulovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 566.33[1] km² with a population of 28,860 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[2]

The main road I-7 crosses the area from north to south, connecting the province centre of Silistra with the city of Shumen and the eastern operating part of Hemus motorway.

Settlements[edit]

Tutrakan
Alfatar
Glavinitsa
Kaynardzha
Sitovo
Dulovo Municipality within Silistra Province

Dulovo Municipality includes the following 27 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[3][4][5]
(December 2009)
Dulovo Дулово 6,621
Boil Боил 954
Cherkovna Черковна 599
Chernolik Чернолик 1,425
Chernik Черник 2,299
Dolets Долец 533
Grancharovo Грънчарово 505
Kozyak Козяк 362
Kolobar Колобър 532
Mezhden Межден 691
Oven Овен 1,011
Okorsh Окорш 1,617
Oreshene Орешене 399
Paisievo Паисиево 870
Polkovnik Taslakovo Полковник Таслаково 435
Poroyno Поройно 1,248
Pravda Правда 1,664
Prohlada Прохлада 250
Razdel Раздел 624
Ruyno Руйно 857
Sekulovo Секулово 920
Skala Скала 212
Vodno Водно 921
Vokil Вокил 1,227
Varbino Върбино 100
Yarebitsa Яребица 1,357
Zlatoklas Златоклас 627
Total 28,860

Demography[edit]

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

Dulovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 23,253 23,426 33,509 30,591 29,677 29,200 28,860 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[6] Census 2011,[7] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Bulgarian)Characterization of Silistra Province
  2. ^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  3. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  4. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  5. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  6. ^ National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  7. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  8. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 

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