Loznitsa Municipality

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Loznitsa Municipality
Община Лозница
Municipality
Loznitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Razgrad Province.
Loznitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Razgrad Province.
Coordinates: 43°23′N 26°36′E / 43.383°N 26.600°E / 43.383; 26.600Coordinates: 43°23′N 26°36′E / 43.383°N 26.600°E / 43.383; 26.600
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Razgrad
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Loznitsa
Area
 • Total 249.48 km2 (96.32 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 9,732
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Loznitsa Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Лозница) is a municipality (obshtina) in Razgrad Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Loznitsa.

The municipality embraces a territory of 249.48 km² with a population of 9,732 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The area contains the Beli Lom Reservoir, developed along the river of the same name. The main road II-49 crosses the municipality from north to south connecting the province centre of Razgrad with the city of Targovishte and respectevly the Danube Bridge with the Kotel pass in the eastern Stara planina mountain.

Settlements[edit]

Kubrat
Isperih
Zavet
Tsar Kaloyan
Samuil
Loznitsa Municipality within Razgrad Province

Loznitsa Municipality includes the following 16 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Loznitsa Лозница 2,409
Beli Lom Бели Лом 751
Chudomir Чудомир 375
Gorotsvet Гороцвет 412
Gradina Градина 318
Kamenar Каменар 587
Kroyach Крояч 143
Lovsko Ловско 700
Manastirsko Манастирско 166
Manastirtsi Манастирци 301
Seydol Сейдол 505
Sinya Voda Синя вода 878
Studenets Студенец 488
Trapishte Трапище 589
Trabach Тръбач 188
Veselina Веселина 922
Total 9,732

Demography[edit]

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

Loznitsa Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 15,283 14,050 11,885 15,067 10,355 10,045 9,732 ...
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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