Nikola Kozlevo Municipality

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Nikola Kozlevo Municipality
Община Никола Козлево
Municipality
Nikola Kozlevo Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
Nikola Kozlevo Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
Coordinates: 43°32′N 27°12′E / 43.533°N 27.200°E / 43.533; 27.200Coordinates: 43°32′N 27°12′E / 43.533°N 27.200°E / 43.533; 27.200
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Shumen
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Nikola Kozlevo
Area
 • Total 265 km2 (102 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 6,381
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Nikola Kozlevo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Никола Козлево) is a municipality (obshtina) in Shumen Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the Ludogorie geographical region, part of the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the village of Nikola Kozlevo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 265 km² with a population of 6,381 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Kaspichan
Novi Pazar
Veliki Preslav
Smyadovo
Varbitsa
Kaolinovo
Hitrino
Venets
Nikola Kozlevo Municipality within Shumen Province

Nikola Kozlevo Municipality includes the following 11 places, all of them are villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Nikola Kozlevo Никола Козлево 789
Harsovo Хърсово 370
Karavelovo Каравелово 357
Krasen Dol Красен дол 143
Kriva Reka Крива река 485
Pet Mogili Пет могили 1,097
Ruzhitsa Ружица 320
Tsani Ginchevo Цани Гинчево 419
Tsarkvitsa Църквица 629
Vekilski Векилски 94
Valnari Вълнари 1,678
Total 6,381

Demography[edit]

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

Nikola Kozlevo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 11,151 10,034 8,427 7,157 6,796 6,618 6,381 6,100
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

Ethnic composition[edit]

According to the 2011 census, among those who answered the optional question on ethnic identification, the ethnic composition of the municipality was the following:

Ethnic group Population Percentage
Bulgarians 1299 22.9%
Turks 2883 50.8%
Roma (Gypsy) 1176 20.7%
Other 115 2%
Undeclared 199 3.5%

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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. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and age by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute
  7. ^ Population of Bulgarian divisions
  8. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)

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