Kula Municipality, Bulgaria

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Kula Municipality
Община Кула
Municipality
Kula Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Kula Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Coordinates: 43°53′N 22°32′E / 43.883°N 22.533°E / 43.883; 22.533Coordinates: 43°53′N 22°32′E / 43.883°N 22.533°E / 43.883; 22.533
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Vidin
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Kula
Area
 • Total 291 km2 (112 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 4,958
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kula Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Кула) is a municipality (obshtina) in Vidin Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain about 10 km southwest of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Kula. The area borders on the Republic of Serbia to the west.

The municipality embraces a territory of 291 km² with a population of 4,958 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Chuprene
Belogradchik
Boynitsa
Bregovo
Gramada
Dimovo
Makresh
Novo Selo
Ruzhintsi
Kula Municipality within Vidin Province

Kula Municipality includes the following 9 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Kula Кула 3,287
Chichil Чичил 82
Golemanovo Големаново 136
Izvor Mahala Извор махала 107
Kosta Perchevo Коста Перчево 128
Poletkovtsi Полетковци 62
Staropatitsa Старопатица 387
Topolovets Тополовец 378
Tsar-Petrovo Цар-Петрово 391
Total 4,958

Demography[edit]

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

Kula Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 12,266 10,079 8,648 6,792 5,563 5,237 4,958 4,717
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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