Gulyantsi Municipality

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Gulyantsi Municipality
Община Гулянци
Municipality
Gulyantsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Gulyantsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Coordinates: 43°39′N 24°39′E / 43.650°N 24.650°E / 43.650; 24.650Coordinates: 43°39′N 24°39′E / 43.650°N 24.650°E / 43.650; 24.650
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Pleven
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Gulyantsi
Area
 • Total 458 km2 (177 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 13,561
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Gulyantsi Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Гулянци) is a municipality (obshtina) in Pleven Province, Northern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river, by the border with Romania. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Gulyantsi. As of December 2009, the municipality has a total population of 13,561 inhabitants.[1]

The main cultural sight in the municipality are the ruins of the large Ancient Roman city of Ulpia Oescus.

Geography[edit]

Cherven Bryag


Levski
Nikopol
Knezha
Belene
Dolna Mitropoliya
Pordim
Gulyantsi Municipality within Pleven Province

Gulyantsi municipality has an area of 458 square kilometres, of which 70% is arable. The region is flat, with elevation ranging from 30 to 50 metres above sea level. The northern boundary of the municipality is the Danube River, between river kilometres 604 and 639.

Settlements[edit]

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Gulyantsi Гулянци 3,432
Brest Брест 2,235
Gigen Гиген 2,192
Iskar Искър 362
Dolni Vit Долни Вит 519
Dabovan Дъбован 571
Zagrazhden Загражден 474
Kreta Крета 331
Lenkovo Ленково 451
Milkovitsa Милковица 1,889
Somovit Сомовит 721
Shiyakovo Шияково 384
Total 13,561

Demography[edit]

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

Gulyantsi Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 25,588 22,203 20,135 16,752 15,007 14,294 13,561 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

See also[edit]

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. ^ 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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