Iskar Municipality

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Iskar Municipality
Община Искър
Municipality
Iskar Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Iskar Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Coordinates: 43°29′N 24°18′E / 43.483°N 24.300°E / 43.483; 24.300Coordinates: 43°29′N 24°18′E / 43.483°N 24.300°E / 43.483; 24.300
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Pleven
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Iskar
Area
 • Total 239 km2 (92 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 7,717
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Iskar Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Искър) is a municipality (obshtina) in Pleven Province, Northern Bulgaria. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Iskar.

The municipality embraces a territory of 239 km² with a population, as of December 2009, of 7,717 inhabitants.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Cherven Bryag


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

(towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Iskar Искър 3,622
Dolni Lukovit Долни Луковит 2,042
Pisarovo Писарово 879
Staroseltsi Староселци 1,174
Total 7,717

Demography[edit]

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

Iskar Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 13,683 11,503 10,228 9,107 8,357 8,052 7,717 ...
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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