Kaynardzha Municipality

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Kaynardzha Municipality
Община Кайнарджа
Municipality
Kaynardzha Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Kaynardzha Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Coordinates: 43°58′N 27°31′E / 43.967°N 27.517°E / 43.967; 27.517Coordinates: 43°58′N 27°31′E / 43.967°N 27.517°E / 43.967; 27.517
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Silistra
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Kaynardzha
Area[1]
 • Total 314.96 km2 (121.61 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[2]
 • Total 5,250
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kaynardzha Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Кайнарджа) is a municipality (obshtina) in Silistra Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain, in the area of the South Dobrudzha geographical region, bounded on the north with Romania. The Danube river is about 25 km away to the north through the Romanian territory. The area is named after its administrative centre - the village of Kaynardzha.

The municipality embraces a territory of 314.96[1] km² with a population of 5,250 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[2]

The main road II-71 crosses the area from northwest to southeast, connecting the province centre of Silistra with the city of Dobrich.

Settlements[edit]

Tutrakan
Dulovo
Alfatar
Glavinitsa
Sitovo
Kaynardzha Municipality within Silistra Province

Kaynardzha Municipality includes the following 15 places all of them villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[3][4][5]
(December 2009)
Kaynardzha Кайнарджа 783
Davidovo Давидово 177
Dobrudzhanka Добруджанка 136
Golesh Голеш 1,370
Gospodinovo Господиново 40
Kamentsi Каменци 47
Kranovo Краново 173
Polkovnik Cholakovo Полковник Чолаково 217
Poprusanovo Попрусаново 41
Posev Посев 153
Svetoslav Светослав 133
Sredishte Средище 1,318
Strelkovo Стрелково 32
Voynovo Войново 180
Zarnik Зарник 450
Total 5,250

Demography[edit]

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

Kaynardzha Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 8,487 6,467 6,128 5,467 5,409 5,367 5,250 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[6] Census 2011,[7] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Bulgarian)Characterization of Silistra Province
  2. ^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  3. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  4. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  5. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  6. ^ National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  7. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  8. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 

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