Tervel Municipality

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Tervel Municipality
Община Тервел
Municipality
Tervel Municipality within Bulgaria and Dobrich Province.
Tervel Municipality within Bulgaria and Dobrich Province.
Coordinates: 43°44′N 27°21′E / 43.733°N 27.350°E / 43.733; 27.350Coordinates: 43°44′N 27°21′E / 43.733°N 27.350°E / 43.733; 27.350
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Dobrich
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Tervel
Area
 • Total 579.7 km2 (223.8 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 17,458
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Tervel Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Тервел) is a municipality (obshtina) in Dobrich Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in Southern Dobruja geographical region, about 30 km south of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Tervel.

The municipality embraces a territory of 579.7 km² with a population of 17,458 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

More significant tourist sights in the area include the early Byzantine cave monasteries around the villages of Balik and Brestnitsa dating to the 5th-6th century.

Settlements[edit]

Balchik
Kavarna
Shabla
Krushari
General Toshevo
Dobrichka
Tervel Municipality within Dobrich Province

Tervel Municipality includes the following 26 places; all of them are villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Tervel Тервел 6667
Angelariy Ангеларий 145
Balik Балик 261
Bezmer Безмер 1229
Bozhan (village) Божан 598
Bonevo Бонево 82
Brestnitsa, Dobrich Province Брестница 16
Chestimensko Честименско 412
Glavantsi Главанци 131
Gradnitsa, Dobrich Province Градница 405
Guslar Гуслар 24
Kableshkovo Каблешково 575
Kladentsi, Dobrich Province Кладенци 173
Kolartsi Коларци 688
Kochmar Кочмар 301
Mali izvor Мали извор 39
Nova Kamena Нова Камена 482
Onogur Оногур 39
Orlyak, Dobrich Province Орляк 1922
Polkovnik Savovo Полковник Савово 188
Popgruevo Попгруево 680
Profesor Zlatarski Професор Златарски 33
Surnets Сърнец 209
Voynikovo Войниково 11
Zarnevo Зърнево 1222
Zheglartsi Жегларци 926
Total 17,458

Demography[edit]

The municipality has a mixed population consisting mostly of Bulgarians (45.8% according to 2001 census data), Turks (40.7%) and Romani (12.9%).

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

Tervel Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 28,626 28,717 21,483 18,728 17,995 17,780 17,458 ...
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. 

References1.^ a b c (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“

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