Hitrino Municipality

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Hitrino Municipality
Община Хитрино
Municipality
Hitrino Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
Hitrino Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
Coordinates: 43°26′N 26°53′E / 43.433°N 26.883°E / 43.433; 26.883Coordinates: 43°26′N 26°53′E / 43.433°N 26.883°E / 43.433; 26.883
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Shumen
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Hitrino
Area
 • Total 288 km2 (111 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 6,423
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Hitrino Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Хитрино) is a municipality (obshtina) in Shumen Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the Ludogorie geographical region, part of the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the village of Hitrino.

The municipality embraces a territory of 288 km² with a population of 6,423 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Kaspichan
Novi Pazar
Veliki Preslav
Smyadovo
Varbitsa
Kaolinovo
Venets
Nikola Kozlevo
Hitrino Municipality within Shumen Province

Hitrino Municipality includes the following 23 places, all of them are villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Hitrino Хитрино 715
Baykovo Байково 148
Bliznatsi Близнаци 221
Cherna Черна 318
Dlazhko Длъжко 161
Dobri Voynikovo Добри Войниково 160
Edinakovtsi Единаковци 124
Iglika Иглика 205
Kalino Калино 180
Kamenyak Каменяк 537
Razvigorovo Развигорово 251
Slivak Сливак 185
Stanovets Становец 46
Studenitsa Студеница 454
Tervel Тервел 285
Timarevo Тимарево 791
Trem Трем 280
Visoka Polyana Висока поляна 211
Varbak Върбак 344
Zhivkovo Живково 567
Zvegor Звегор 240
Total 6,423

Demography[edit]

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

Hitrino Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 15,726 13,062 8,624 7,045 6,937 6,664 6,423 6,223
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

Ethnic composition[edit]

According to the 2011 census, among those who answered the optional question on ethnic identification, the ethnic composition of the municipality was the following:

Ethnic group Population Percentage
Bulgarians 867 15%
Turks 4853 84%
Roma (Gypsy) 26 0.4%
Other 10 0.2%
Undeclared 24 0.4%

[8]

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. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and age by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute
  7. ^ Population of Bulgarian divisions
  8. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)

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