Strazhitsa Municipality

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Strazhitsa Municipality
Община Стражица
Municipality
Strazhitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Strazhitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Coordinates: 43°15′N 25°58′E / 43.250°N 25.967°E / 43.250; 25.967Coordinates: 43°15′N 25°58′E / 43.250°N 25.967°E / 43.250; 25.967
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Veliko Tarnovo
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Strazhitsa
Area
 • Total 512 km2 (198 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 14,742
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Strazhitsa Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Стражица) is a municipality (obshtina) in Veliko Tarnovo Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located mostly in the Danubian Plain but also covering parts of the so-called Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Strazhitsa.

The municipality embraces a territory of 512 km² with a population of 14,742 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
Pavlikeni
Suhindol
Polski Trambesh
Lyaskovets
Zlataritsa
Strazhitsa Municipality within Veliko Tarnovo Province

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

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Strazhitsa Стражица 5,170
Asenovo Асеново 705
Balkantsi Балканци 159
Blagoevo Благоево 449
Bryagovitsa Бряговица 500
Gorski Senovets Горски Сеновец 358
Kavlak Кавлак 79
Kamen Камен 1,651
Kesarevo Кесарево 1,608
Lozen Лозен 456
Lyubentsi Любенци 8
Mirovo Мирово 178
Nikolaevo Николаево 125
Nova Varbovka Нова Върбовка 319
Novo Gradishte Ново градище 145
Sushitsa Сушица 866
Temenuga Теменуга 30
Tsarski Izvor Царски извор 821
Vinograd Виноград 773
Vladislav Владислав 295
Vodno Водно 11
Zhelezartsi Железарци 36
Total 14,742

Demography[edit]

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

Strazhitsa Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 23,750 20,542 18,534 16,504 15,723 15,214 14,742 ...
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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