Troyan Municipality

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Troyan Municipality
Община Троян
Municipality
Troyan Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Troyan Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Coordinates: 42°52′N 24°40′E / 42.867°N 24.667°E / 42.867; 24.667Coordinates: 42°52′N 24°40′E / 42.867°N 24.667°E / 42.867; 24.667
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Lovech
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Troyan
Area
 • Total 888.85 km2 (343.19 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 33,827
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Troyan Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Троян) is a municipality (obshtina) in Lovech Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located from the northern slopes of the central Stara planina mountain to the area of the Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Troyan.

The municipality embraces a territory of 888.85 km² with a population of 33,827 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The area is best known with the Troyan Monastery - the third biggest in Bulgaria, and the north approach to Beklemeto Pass, also known as Troyan Pass, which is one of the connections between the north and south parts of the country.

Settlements[edit]

Apriltsi


Teteven
Lukovit
Ugarchin
Letnitsa
Yablanitsa
Troyan Municipality within Lovech Province

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

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Troyan Троян 21,997
Balabansko Балабанско 174
Balkanets Балканец 242
Beli Osam Бели Осъм 710
Belish Белиш 203
Borima Борима 897
Cherni Osam Черни Осъм 873
Chiflik Чифлик 324
Debnevo Дебнево 764
Dobrodan Добродан 348
Dalbok Dol Дълбок дол 365
Golyama Zhelyazna Голяма Желязна 654
Gorno Trape Горно Трапе 207
Gumoshtnik Гумощник 145
Kaleytsa Калейца 653
Lomets Ломец 291
Oreshak Орешак 2,246
Patreshko Патрешко 83
Staro Selo Старо село 233
Shipkovo Шипково 820
Terziysko Терзийско 386
Vrabevo Врабево 876
Total 33,827

Demography[edit]

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

Troyan Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 47,231 45,089 41,284 37,348 35,214 34,718 33,827 ...
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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