Targovishte Municipality ( Bulgarian: Община Търговище) is a municipality ( ) in obshtina Targovishte Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the transition between the Danubian Plain and the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the city of Targovishte which is also the capital of the province.
The municipality embraces a territory of 872 km² with a population of 60,497 inhabitants, as of December 2009.
The [1 ] Hemus motorway is planned to cross the area north of the main city.
Settlements [ edit ]
Targovishte Municipality within Targovishte Province
(towns are shown in bold):
Demography [ edit ]
The Church of the Holy Trinity in Vabel, Targovishte.
The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades. Since 1992 Targovishte Municipality has comprised the former municipalities of Dralfa and Makariopolsko and the numbers in the table reflect this unification.
Sources: Census 2001, Census 2011, [5 ] „pop-stat.mashke.org“, [6 ] [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:
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
^ National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and age by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute
^ Population of Bulgarian divisions
^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)
External links [ edit ]