Kavarna Municipality

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Kavarna Municipality
Община Каварна
Municipality
Kavarna Municipality within Bulgaria and Dobrich Province.
Kavarna Municipality within Bulgaria and Dobrich Province.
Coordinates: 43°28′N 28°22′E / 43.467°N 28.367°E / 43.467; 28.367Coordinates: 43°28′N 28°22′E / 43.467°N 28.367°E / 43.467; 28.367
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Dobrich
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Kavarna
Area
 • Total 481,4 km2 (1,859 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 15,861
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kavarna Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Каварна) is a municipality (obshtina) in Dobrich Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located on the Northern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast in Southern Dobruja geographical region. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Kavarna.

The municipality embraces a territory of 481,4 km² with a population of 15,861 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Geographically, the area is best known with the long and narrow headland of Kaliakra. The main road E87 crosses the municipality connecting the port of Varna with the Romanian port of Konstanza.

Settlements[edit]

Balchik
Shabla
Tervel
Krushari
General Toshevo
Dobrichka
Kavarna Municipality within Dobrich Province

Kavarna Municipality includes the following 21 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Kavarna Каварна 11,397
Belgun Белгун 390
Bilo Било 48
Bozhurets Божурец 131
Balgarevo Българево 1,396
Chelopechene Челопечене 110
Hadzhi Dimitar Хаджи Димитър 117
Irechek Иречек 25
Kamen Bryag Камен бряг 81
Krupen Крупен 40
Mogilishte Могилище 97
Neykovo Нейково 99
Poruchik Chunchevo Поручик Чунчево 62
Rakovski Раковски 300
Sveti Nikola Свети Никола 239
Seltse Селце 120
Septemvriytsi Септемврийци 538
Topola Топола 156
Travnik Травник 43
Vidno Видно 187
Vranino Вранино 285
Total 15,861
Kaliakra headland

Demography[edit]

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

Kavarna Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 19,709 19,096 18,044 16,688 16,317 16,094 15,861 ...
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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