Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality

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Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality
Община Горна Оряховица
Municipality
Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Coordinates: 43°9′N 25°42′E / 43.150°N 25.700°E / 43.150; 25.700Coordinates: 43°9′N 25°42′E / 43.150°N 25.700°E / 43.150; 25.700
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Veliko Tarnovo
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Gorna Oryahovitsa
Area
 • Total 318 km2 (123 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 48,695
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Горна Оряховица) is a municipality (obshtina) in Veliko Tarnovo Province, central-north Bulgaria. It covers an area of 318 km² with a total population of 48,695 people (as of 2009-12-31).[1] The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Gorna Oryahovitsa, which is situated at the foot of Arbanashka Mountain, along the Yantra River.

Settlements[edit]

Svishtov
Elena
Strazhitsa
Pavlikeni
Suhindol
Polski Trambesh
Lyaskovets
Zlataritsa
Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality within Veliko Tarnovo Province

The municipality has 14 settlements (2 towns and 12 villages).

Note: The place names in bold have the status of town (in Bulgarian: град, transliterated as grad). Other localities have the status of village (in Bulgarian: село, transliterated as selo). The names of localities are transliterated in Latin alphabet,[2][3] followed in parentheses by the original name in Bulgarian Cyrillic (which links to the corresponding Bulgarian Wikipedia article).

Town/Village Cyrillic script Population[4][5][6]
(December 2009)
Dolna Oryahovitsa Долна Оряховица 3,027
Draganovo Драганово 2,730
Gorna Oryahovitsa Горна Оряховица 32,436
Gorski Dolen Trambesh Горски Долен Тръмбеш 381
Gorski Goren Trambesh Горски Горен Тръмбеш 202
Krusheto Крушето 947
Paisiy Паисий 197
Parvomaytsi Първомайци 2,829
Pisarevo Писарево 1,079
Polikraishte Поликрайще 2,029
Pravda Правда 637
Strelets Стрелец 379
Varbitsa Върбица 1,186
Yantra Янтра 636
Total 48,695

Demography[edit]

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

Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 58,413 62,367 58,529 53,142 50,909 49,707 48,695 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[7] Census 2011,[8] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  2. ^ Geonames Search at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) - reference for location names
  3. ^ Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality, Veliko Turnovo District at Guide-Bulgaria.com - reference for location names
  4. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  5. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  6. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  7. ^ National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  8. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  9. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 

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