Glavinitsa Municipality

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Glavinitsa Municipality
Община Главиница
Municipality
Glavinitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Glavinitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Coordinates: 43°56′N 26°50′E / 43.933°N 26.833°E / 43.933; 26.833Coordinates: 43°56′N 26°50′E / 43.933°N 26.833°E / 43.933; 26.833
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Silistra
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Glavinitsa
Area[1]
 • Total 481.23 km2 (185.80 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[2]
 • Total 12,610
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Glavinitsa Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Главиница) is a municipality (obshtina) in Silistra Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain in the area of the South Dobrudzha geographical region. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Glavinitsa.

The municipality embraces a territory of 481.23[1] km² with a population of 12,610 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[2]

The main road II-21 crosses the area from east to west, connecting the province centre of Silistra with the city of Ruse.

Settlements[edit]

Tutrakan
Dulovo
Alfatar
Kaynardzha
Sitovo
Glavinitsa Municipality within Silistra Province

Glavinitsa Municipality includes the following 23 places all of them villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[3][4][5]
(December 2009)
Glavinitsa Главиница 1,928
Bashtino Бащино 167
Bogdantsi Богданци 699
Chernogor Черногор 451
Dichevo Дичево 471
Dolno Ryahovo Долно Ряхово 405
Kalugerene Калугерене 551
Kolarovo Коларово 369
Kosara Косара 213
Listets Листец 583
Malak Preslavets Малък Преславец 365
Nozharevo Ножарево 572
Osen Осен 144
Padina Падина 415
Podles Подлес 187
Sokol Сокол 353
Kosara Стефан Караджа 1,031
Suhodol Суходол 775
Valkan Вълкан 383
Zaritsa Зарица 446
Zafirovo Зафирово 933
Zvenimir Звенимир 454
Zebil Зебил 715
Total 12,610

Demography[edit]

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

Glavinitsa Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 10,230 9,930 15,579 13,848 13,298 12,959 12,610 ...
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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