Razgrad Municipality

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Razgrad Municipality
Община Разград
Municipality
Razgrad Municipality within Bulgaria and Razgrad Province.
Razgrad Municipality within Bulgaria and Razgrad Province.
Coordinates: 43°32′N 26°30′E / 43.533°N 26.500°E / 43.533; 26.500Coordinates: 43°32′N 26°30′E / 43.533°N 26.500°E / 43.533; 26.500
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Razgrad
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Razgrad
Area
 • Total 620 km2 (240 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 54,720
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Razgrad Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Разград) is a municipality (obshtina) in Razgrad Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the Ludogorie geographical region part of the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the city of Razgrad which is also the capital of the province.

The municipality embraces a territory of 620 km² with a population of 54,720 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The main road E70 crosses the area, connecting the main town with the city of Ruse and the Danube Bridge.

Settlements[edit]

Kubrat
Isperih
Zavet
Loznitsa
Tsar Kaloyan
Samuil
Razgrad Municipality within Razgrad Province

Razgrad Municipality includes the following 22 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Razgrad Разград 34,592
Balkanski Балкански 322
Blagoevo Благоево 640
Cherkovna Черковна 148
Dryanovets Дряновец 811
Dyankovo Дянково 2,913
Getsovo Гецово 1,902
Kichenitsa Киченица 923
Lipnik Липник 584
Mortagonovo Мортагоново 1,091
Nedoklan Недоклан 212
Osenets Осенец 1,081
Ostrovche Островче 164
Pobit Kamak Побит камък 312
Prostorno Просторно 189
Poroishte Пороище 505
Radingrad Радинград 306
Rakovski Раковски 2,568
Strazhets Стражец 1,957
Topchii Топчии 568
Ushintsi Ушинци 264
Yasenovets Ясеновец 2,668
Total 54,720

Demography[edit]

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

Razgrad Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 64,930 98,547 61,815 58,874 56,795 55,689 54,720 ...
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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