Smyadovo Municipality

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Smyadovo Municipality
Община Смядово
Municipality
Smyadovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
Smyadovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
Coordinates: 43°1′N 26°58′E / 43.017°N 26.967°E / 43.017; 26.967Coordinates: 43°1′N 26°58′E / 43.017°N 26.967°E / 43.017; 26.967
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Shumen
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Smyadovo
Area
 • Total 364.6 km2 (140.8 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 7,402
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Smyadovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Смядово) is a municipality (obshtina) in Shumen Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the vicinity of the northern slopes of the Eastern Stara planina mountain to the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Smyadovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 364.6 km² with a population of 7,402 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

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

Smyadovo Municipality includes the following 10 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Smyadovo Смядово 4,036
Aleksandrovo Александрово 81
Byal Bryag Бял бряг 260
Cherni Vrah Черни връх 183
Kalnovo Кълново 241
Novo Yankovo Ново Янково 155
Rish Риш 776
Veselinovo Веселиново 765
Yankovo Янково 821
Zhelad Желъд 84
Total 7,402

Demography[edit]

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

Smyadovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 11,753 10,479 9,519 8,242 7,818 7,570 7,402 ...
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 3993 65.7%
Turks 1603 26.4%
Roma (Gypsy) 400 6.6%
Other 49 0.8%
Undeclared 30 0.5%

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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