Dve Mogili Municipality

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Dve Mogili Municipality
Община Две могили
Municipality
Dve Mogili Municipality within Bulgaria and Ruse Province.
Dve Mogili Municipality within Bulgaria and Ruse Province.
Coordinates: 43°33′N 25°55′E / 43.550°N 25.917°E / 43.550; 25.917Coordinates: 43°33′N 25°55′E / 43.550°N 25.917°E / 43.550; 25.917
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Ruse
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Dve Mogili
Area
 • Total 345 km2 (133 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 10,341
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dve Mogili Municipality (Bulgarian: Две могили) is a municipality (obshtina) in Ruse Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain, about 15 km southeast of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Dve Mogili.

The municipality embraces a territory of 345 km² with a population of 10,341 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The area is best known with Orlova Chuka cave. Accidentally discovered in 1941, with its 13,437 m, it is the second-longest in the country.

The main road E85 touches the northwest border of the municipality, connecting the province centre of Ruse with the cities of Veliko Tarnovo and respectively Pleven and Sofia.

Settlements[edit]

Slivo Pole
Borovo
Byala
Vetovo
Ivanovo
Tsenovo
Dve Mogili Municipality within Ruse Province

Dve Mogili Municipality includes the following 12 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Dve Mogili Две могили 4,342
Baniska Баниска 1,291
Bazovets Бъзовец 938
Batishnitsa Батишница 709
Chilnov Чилнов 509
Karan Varbovka Каран Върбовка 448
Katselovo Кацелово 841
Mogilino Могилино 337
Ostritsa Острица 354
Pomen Помен 440
Pepelina Пепелина 30
Shirokovo Широково 102
Total 10,341

Demography[edit]

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

Dve Mogili Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 16,876 15,138 14,027 12,116 11,297 10,851 10,341 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

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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