Kribul

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Kribul
Крибул
Village
Skyline of Kribul
Kribul is located in Bulgaria
Kribul
Kribul
Location of Kribul
Coordinates: 41°34′N 23°56′E / 41.567°N 23.933°E / 41.567; 23.933Coordinates: 41°34′N 23°56′E / 41.567°N 23.933°E / 41.567; 23.933
Country  Bulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Blagoevgrad
Municipality
(Obshtina)
Satovcha
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ibrahim Shishkov (MRF)
Area
 • Total 11.029 km2 (4.258 sq mi)
Elevation 825 m (2,707 ft)
Population (2010-12-15)[2]
 • Total 387
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2951
Area code(s) 07541

Kribul (Bulgarian: Крибул, old version: Krabul) is a village in Southwestern Bulgaria. It is located in the Satovcha Municipality, Blagoevgrad Province.

Kribul Hill on Trinity Peninsula in Antarctica is named after the village.[3]

Geography[edit]

The village of Kribul is located in the Western Rhodope Mountains. It belongs to the Chech region.

History[edit]

In the vicinity of Kribul after archeological research were found the remains of a late medieval church.[4]

In 1873 Kribul (Kraboul) had male population of 140 Pomaks and 50 houses.[5] According to Vasil Kanchov, in 1900, Kribul (Крабулъ) was populated by 550 Bulgarian Muslims[6] According to Stephan Verkovic at the end of the 19th century the village had male population of 180 Pomaks and 50 houses.[7]

Religions[edit]

The population is Muslim.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://results.cik.bg/tur1/mestni/0142_39726.html
  2. ^ http://www.grao.bg/tna/tadr-2010.txt
  3. ^ SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica
  4. ^ "Археологически обекти и места" (in Bulgarian). Община Гоце Делчев. Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  5. ^ Македония и Одринско. Статистика на населението от 1873 г. (in Bulgarian, French, English, Russian) (II ed.). София: Македонски научен институт. 1995 [1878]. pp. 130–131. 
  6. ^ Кънчов, Васил (1996) [1900]. "Неврокопска Каза". Македония. Етнография и статистика (in Bulgarian) (II ed.). София: Проф. М. Дринов. p. 195. 
  7. ^ Райчевски, Стоян (2004) [1998]. Българите мохамедани (in Bulgarian) (II ed.). София: Национален музей на българската книга и полиграфия. p. 111. ISBN 954-9308-51-0.