Knezha Municipality

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Knezha Municipality
Община Кнежа
Municipality
Knezha Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Knezha Municipality within Bulgaria and Pleven Province.
Coordinates: 43°28′N 24°8′E / 43.467°N 24.133°E / 43.467; 24.133Coordinates: 43°28′N 24°8′E / 43.467°N 24.133°E / 43.467; 24.133
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Pleven
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Knezha
Area
 • Total 317.83 km2 (122.71 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 14,839
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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

The municipality embraces a territory of 317.83 km² with a population, as of December 2009, of 14,839 inhabitants.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Cherven Bryag


Levski
Nikopol
Belene
Dolna Mitropoliya
Knezha Municipality within Pleven Province

(towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Knezha Кнежа 11,191
Brenitsa Бреница 2,039
Enitsa Еница 1,098
Lazarovo Лазарово 511
Total 14,839

Demography[edit]

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

Knezha Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 22,031 20,329 18,640 17,079 15,932 15,372 14,839 ...
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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