Novo Selo Municipality, Bulgaria

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Novo Selo Municipality
Община Ново село
Municipality
Novo Selo Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Novo Selo Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Coordinates: 44°8′N 22°47′E / 44.133°N 22.783°E / 44.133; 22.783Coordinates: 44°8′N 22°47′E / 44.133°N 22.783°E / 44.133; 22.783
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Vidin
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Novo Selo
Area
 • Total 109.5 km2 (42.3 sq mi)
Population (April 2011)[1]
 • Total 2,979
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website obshtina-novoselo.com

Novo Selo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Ново село) is a frontier municipality (obshtina) in Vidin Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the village of Novo Selo. The area borders on Romania beyond the Danube to the north.

The municipality embraces a territory of 109.5 km² with a population of 2,979 inhabitants, as of the April 2011 census.[1]

Settlements[edit]

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

Novo Selo Municipality includes the following 5 places all of them villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[1]
Novo Selo Ново село 1,015
Florentin Флорентин 352
Negovanovtsi Неговановци 398
Vinarovo Винарово 755
Yasen Ясен 259
Total 2,979

Demography[edit]

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

Novo Selo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 7,187 5,753 5,218 4,206 3,733 3,588 3,381 2,979
Sources: Census 2001,[2] Census 2011,[1] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[3]

Ethnic composition[edit]

According to the 2011 census, among those who answered the optional question on ethnic identification (in total 2970), the ethnic composition of the municipality was the following:[4]

Ethnic group Population Percentage
Bulgarians 2834 96.7%
Turks NAN NA
Roma (Gypsy) 70 2.4%
Other 19 0.6%
Undeclared NAN NA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Population by province, municipality, settlement and age by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)
  2. ^ (English)National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  3. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  4. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)
Note:^^The figures for those declaring Turkish or Other ethnicities is confidential, as due to their very low number they could be used to identify individual persons and the publishing of such information is prohibited by the Bulgarian Law on Statistics.

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