Svishtov Municipality

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Svishtov Municipality
Община Свищов
Municipality
Svishtov Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Svishtov Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Coordinates: 43°34′N 25°21′E / 43.567°N 25.350°E / 43.567; 25.350Coordinates: 43°34′N 25°21′E / 43.567°N 25.350°E / 43.567; 25.350
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Veliko Tarnovo
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Svishtov
Area
 • Total 625.5 km2 (241.5 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 49,817
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Svishtov Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Свищов) is a municipality (obshtina) in Veliko Tarnovo Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain along the right bank of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Svishtov.

The municipality embraces a territory of 625.5 km² with a population of 49,817 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

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

Svishtov Municipality includes the following 16 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Svishtov Свищов 35,923
Alekovo Алеково 688
Aleksandrovo Александрово 289
Balgarsko Slivovo Българско Сливово 1,390
Chervena Червена 435
Delyanovtsi Деляновци 167
Dragomirovo Драгомирово 740
Gorna Studena Горна Студена 550
Hadzhidimitrovo Хаджидимитрово 831
Kozlovets Козловец 1,492
Morava Морава 1,200
Ovcha Mogila Овча могила 1,721
Oresh Ореш 1,779
Sovata Совата 256
Tsarevets Царевец 1,195
Vardim Вардим 1,161
Total 49,817

Demography[edit]

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

Svishtov Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 56,264 52,710 50,177 47,664 49,255 49,114 49,817 ...
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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