List of Romani settlements

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Stolipinovo district, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, is one of the largest Roma communities in Europe.

This is an incomplete list of settlements with significant (pluraliity or majority) ethnic Roma population.

Europe[edit]

Central and Eastern Europe[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

There are many Roma neighborhoods in Bulgarian cities, such as Plovdiv.[1]

Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Stolipinovo neighbourhood Bulgaria Plovdiv 20,000 the largest Roma community in the Balkans
Fakulteta neighbourhood Bulgaria Sofia
Tokaito neighbourhood Bulgaria Pazardzhik
Nadezhda neighbourhood Bulgaria Sliven

Czech Republic[edit]

Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Chánov neighbourhood Czech Republic Rudolice nad Bílinou, Most 1,500 - 2,000 (2006 estimate)
Janov quarter Czech Republic Litvínov
Větřní village Czech Republic Český Krumlov 3,950 (2006)

Hungary[edit]

Roma people in Hungary by municipalities.
Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Alsószentmárton village Hungary Siklós, Baranya County 1,182 77.7 (2001)
Gilvánfa village Hungary Sellye, Baranya County 381 71.2 (2001)
Csenyéte village Hungary Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County 432 93.4 (2001)

Republic of Macedonia[edit]

Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Šuto Orizari municipality Republic of Macedonia Skopje 22,017 (2002) 13,342 60.6

Romania[edit]

Roma people in Romania by municipalities.
Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Vâlcele commune Romania Covasna County 3,698(2002)[2] 1,778 48.1
Ungra commune Romania Brașov County 2,038(2002)[3] 1,080 52.9
Slobozia Bradului commune Romania Vrancea County 5,063(2002)[4] 3,241 64
Armășești commune Romania Ialomița County 7,310(2002)[5] 4,162 56.9
Cojasca commune Romania Dâmbovița County 7,286(2002)[6] 4,795 68.8

Serbia[edit]

Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Deponija neighbourhood Serbia Belgrade
Goveđi Brod neighbourhood Serbia Belgrade
Marinkova Bara neighbourhood Serbia Belgrade
Jatagan Mala neighbourhood Serbia Belgrade formerly inhabited by Roma

Slovakia[edit]

Roma settlement Luník IX near Košice, Slovakia.
Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Luník IX borough Slovakia Košice 5,368 (2005) the largest Roma community in Slovakia
Letanovský Mlyn village Slovakia Letanovce 700
Jarovnice village Slovakia Sabinov 4,562 (2004)

Slovenia[edit]

Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Kerinov Grm village Slovenia Municipality of Krško, southeastern Slovenia 134 (2012)

Turkey[edit]

Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Sulukule neighborhood Turkey İstanbul Centre of Gypsy cultural life, oldest Roma settlement in Europe
Ayvansaray neighborhood Turkey İstanbul
Hacıhüsrev neighborhood Turkey İstanbul
Ayrancılar neighborhood Turkey İzmir
Örnekköy neighborhood Turkey İzmir

Southern Europe[edit]

Spain[edit]

Settlement Type Location Population Roma population Roma % Note
Sacromonte neighborhood Spain Granada The traditional Gitano quarter of Granada.
Triana neighborhood Spain Seville A neighborhood traditionally linked to Gitano history.
Nou Barris neighborhood Spain Barcelona

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ François Rüegg, Rudolf Poledna, Călin Rus, Interculturalism and discrimination in Romania, Berlin, 2006, p. 140
  2. ^ (Romanian) Romanian 2002 census results: Vâlcele
  3. ^ (Romanian) Romanian 2002 census results: Ungra
  4. ^ (Romanian) Romanian 2002 census results: Slobozia Bradului
  5. ^ (Romanian) Romanian 2002 census results: Armăşeşti
  6. ^ (Romanian) Romanian 2002 census results: Cojasca