Lovech Municipality

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Lovech Municipality
Община Ловеч
Municipality
Lovech Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Lovech Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Coordinates: 43°8′N 24°44′E / 43.133°N 24.733°E / 43.133; 24.733Coordinates: 43°8′N 24°44′E / 43.133°N 24.733°E / 43.133; 24.733
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Lovech
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Lovech
Area
 • Total 930.8 km2 (359.4 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 53,578
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lovech Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Ловеч) is a municipality (obshtina) in Lovech Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located on the border between the area of the Fore-Balkan and the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the city of Lovech which is also the capital of the province.

The municipality embraces a territory of 930.8 km² with a population of 53,578 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The area is known with the covered bridge by Kolyu Ficheto, in the main town, and the spectacular Devetaki cave near to the homonymous village.

Settlements[edit]

Apriltsi


Troyan
Teteven
Lukovit
Ugarchin
Letnitsa
Yablanitsa
Lovech Municipality within Lovech Province

Lovech Municipality includes the following 35 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Lovech Ловеч 38,579
Ablanitsa Абланица 228
Aleksandrovo Александрово 2,074
Bahovitsa Баховица 1,058
Brestovo Брестово 212
Balgarene Българене 242
Chavdartsi Чавдарци 388
Devetaki Деветаки 243
Doyrentsi Дойренци 1,250
Drenov Дренов 429
Dabrava Дъбрава 38
Goran Горан 373
Gorno Pavlikene Горно Павликене 242
Gostinya Гостиня 186
Hlevene Хлевене 304
Izvorche Изворче 54
Kazachevo Казачево 324
Kakrina Къкрина 313
Leshnitsa Лешница 175
Lisets Лисец 781
Malinovo Малиново 778
Prelom Прелом 102
Presyaka Пресяка 356
Radyuvene Радювене 797
Skobelevo Скобелево 321
Slavyani Славяни 794
Slatina Слатина 879
Slivek Сливек 121
Smochan Смочан 305
Sokolovo Соколово 144
Slatina Стефаново 94
Tepava Тепава 122
Umarevtsi Умаревци 371
Vladinya Владиня 490
Yoglav Йоглав 411
Total 53,578

Demography[edit]

The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades. Since 1992 Lovech Municipality has comprised the former municipality of Aleksandrovo and the numbers in the table reflect this unification.

Lovech Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 64,767 64,544 69,423 62,162 57,160 55,545 53,578 ...
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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