Fargovo

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Fargovo
Фъргово
Village
Fargovo is located in Bulgaria
Fargovo
Fargovo
Location of Fargovo
Coordinates: 41°35′N 24°0′E / 41.583°N 24.000°E / 41.583; 24.000Coordinates: 41°35′N 24°0′E / 41.583°N 24.000°E / 41.583; 24.000
Country  Bulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Blagoevgrad
Municipality
(Obshtina)
Satovcha
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ventsislav Katsarov (MRF)
Area
 • Total 11.871 km2 (4.583 sq mi)
Elevation 1,036 m (3,399 ft)
Population (2010-12-15)[2]
 • Total 473
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2952
Area code(s) 07545

Fargovo (Bulgarian: Фагово) is a village in Southwestern Bulgaria. It is located in the Satovcha Municipality, Blagoevgrad Province.

Geography[edit]

The village of Fargovo is located in the Western Rhodope Mountains. It belongs to the Chech region.

History[edit]

In 1873 Fargovo (Fregovo) had male population of 45 Pomaks and 140 houses.[3] According to Vasil Kanchov, in 1900 Fargovo (Фъргово) was populated by 260 Bulgarian Muslims[4] According to another statistic by Kanchov about the same time there were 45 houses in the village.[5] According to Stephan Verkovic at the end of the 19th century the village had male population of 168 Pomaks and 45 houses.[6]

Religions[edit]

The population is Muslim and consists of Pomaks.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://results.cik.bg/tur1/mestni/0142_76203.html
  2. ^ http://www.grao.bg/tna/tadr-2010.txt
  3. ^ Македония и Одринско. Статистика на населението от 1873 г. (in Bulgarian, French, English, Russian) (II ed.). София: Македонски научен институт. 1995 [1878]. pp. 130–131. 
  4. ^ Кънчов, Васил (1996) [1900]. "Неврокопска Каза". Македония. Етнография и статистика (in Bulgarian) (II ed.). София: Проф. М. Дринов. p. 195. 
  5. ^ Кънчов, Васил (1970) [1894-1896]. "Неврокопската каза". Пътуване по долините на Струма, Места и Брегалница. Битолско, Преспа и Охридско (in Bulgarian). София: Наука и изкуство. p. 274. 
  6. ^ Райчевски, Стоян (2004) [1998]. Българите мохамедани (in Bulgarian) (II ed.). София: Национален музей на българската книга и полиграфия. p. 111. ISBN 954-9308-51-0.