Isperih Municipality

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Isperih Municipality
Община Исперих
Municipality
Isperih Municipality within Bulgaria and Razgrad Province.
Isperih Municipality within Bulgaria and Razgrad Province.
Coordinates: 43°42′N 26°49′E / 43.700°N 26.817°E / 43.700; 26.817Coordinates: 43°42′N 26°49′E / 43.700°N 26.817°E / 43.700; 26.817
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Razgrad
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Isperih
Area
 • Total 402 km2 (155 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 22,916
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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

The municipality embraces a territory of 402 km² with a population of 22,916 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The area is best known with the 3rd century BC Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari near the village of the same name.

Settlements[edit]

Kubrat
Zavet
Loznitsa
Tsar Kaloyan
Samuil
Isperih Municipality within Razgrad Province

Isperih Municipality includes the following 24 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Isperih Исперих 9,017
Belintsi Белинци 480
Bardokva Бърдоква 289
Delchevo Делчево 450
Dragomazh Драгомъж 355
Duhovets Духовец 542
Golyam Porovets Голям Поровец 628
Kitanchevo Китанчево 1,549
Konevo Конево 131
Kapinovtsi Къпиновци 211
Ludogortsi Лудогорци 849
Lavino Лъвино 1,066
Malko Yonkovo Малко Йонково 380
Malak Porovets Малък Поровец 388
Pechenitsa Печеница 299
Podayva Подайва 1,566
Raynino Райнино 550
Sveshtari Свещари 632
Sredoseltsi Средоселци 321
Staro Selishte Старо селище 367
Todorovo Тодорово 757
Vazovo Вазово 986
Yakim Gruevo Яким Груево 277
Yonkovo Йонково 826
Total 22,916

Demography[edit]

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

Isperih Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 35,838 34,902 27,936 25,287 24,141 23,601 22,916 ...
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. ^ (English)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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