Ruzhintsi Municipality

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Ruzhintsi Municipality
Община Ружинци
Municipality
Ruzhintsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Ruzhintsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Coordinates: 43°36′N 22°52′E / 43.600°N 22.867°E / 43.600; 22.867Coordinates: 43°36′N 22°52′E / 43.600°N 22.867°E / 43.600; 22.867
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Vidin
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Ruzhintsi
Area
 • Total 232 km2 (90 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 4,890
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ruzhintsi Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Ружинци) is a municipality (obshtina) in Vidin Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain about 8 km south of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the village of Ruzhintsi.

The municipality embraces a territory of 232 km² with a population of 4,890 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The main road E79 crosses the southern parts of the area, connecting the province centre of Vidin with the city of Montana and respectively with the western operating part of Hemus motorway.

Settlements[edit]

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

Ruzhintsi Municipality includes the following 10 places all of them villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Ruzhintsi Ружинци 915
Belo Pole Бело поле 929
Cherno Pole Черно поле 283
Dinkovo Динково 158
Drazhintsi Дражинци 219
Drenovets Дреновец 1,517
Gyurgich Гюргич 278
Pleshivets Плешивец 247
Roglets Роглец 27
Topolovets Тополовец 317
Total 4,890

Demography[edit]

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

Ruzhintsi Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 9,722 7,740 7,101 6,061 5,423 5,166 4,890 4,374
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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