Pavlikeni Municipality

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Pavlikeni Municipality
Община Павликени
Municipality
Pavlikeni Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Pavlikeni Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Coordinates: 43°16′N 25°19′E / 43.267°N 25.317°E / 43.267; 25.317Coordinates: 43°16′N 25°19′E / 43.267°N 25.317°E / 43.267; 25.317
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Veliko Tarnovo
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Pavlikeni
Area
 • Total 622 km2 (240 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 26,342
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Pavlikeni Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Павликени) is a municipality (obshtina) in Veliko Tarnovo Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located mostly in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Pavlikeni.

The municipality embraces a territory of 622,56 km² with a population of 26,342 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The Hemus motorway is planned to cross the area, connecting the capital city of Sofia with the port of Varna on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

Settlements[edit]

Gorna Oryahovitsa
Svishtov
Elena
Strazhitsa
Suhindol
Polski Trambesh
Lyaskovets
Zlataritsa
Pavlikeni Municipality within Veliko Tarnovo Province

Pavlikeni Municipality includes the following 20 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Pavlikeni Павликени 11,151
Batak Батак 951
Butovo Бутово 922
Byala Cherkva Бяла Черква 2,612
Dolna Lipnitsa Долна Липница 806
Dimcha Димча 411
Daskot Дъскот 488
Gorna Lipnitsa Горна Липница 646
Karaisen Караисен 1,210
Lesicheri Лесичери 571
Mihaltsi Михалци 952
Musina Мусина 242
Nedan Недан 1,384
Patresh Патреш 572
Paskalevets Паскалевец 315
Rositsa Росица 169
Slomer Сломер 454
Stambolovo Стамболово 831
Vishovgrad Вишовград 367
Varbovka Върбовка 1,288
Total 26,342

Demography[edit]

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

Pavlikeni Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 40,805 36,709 35,238 31,312 28,845 27,592 26,342 ...
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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