Tutrakan Municipality

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Tutrakan Municipality
Община Тутракан
Municipality
Tutrakan Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Tutrakan Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Coordinates: 43°59′N 26°34′E / 43.983°N 26.567°E / 43.983; 26.567Coordinates: 43°59′N 26°34′E / 43.983°N 26.567°E / 43.983; 26.567
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Silistra
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Tutrakan
Area[1]
 • Total 448.35 km2 (173.11 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[2]
 • Total 16,920
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Tutrakan Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Тутракан) is a municipality (obshtina) in Silistra Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Tutrakan.

The municipality embraces a territory of 448.35[1] km² with a population of 16,920 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[2]

The main road 21 crosses the area from east to west, connecting the province centre of Silistra with the city of Ruse.

Settlements[edit]

Dulovo
Alfatar
Glavinitsa
Kaynardzha
Sitovo
Tutrakan Municipality within Silistra Province

Tutrakan Municipality includes the following 15 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[3][4][5]
(December 2009)
Tutrakan Тутракан 9,476
Antimovo Антимово 60
Belitsa Белица 612
Brenitsa Бреница 234
Dunavets Дунавец 20
Nova Cherna Нова Черна 1,763
Pozharevo Пожарево 129
Preslavtsi Преславци 574
Staro Selo Старо село 997
Shumentsi Шуменци 548
Syanovo Сяново 112
Tarnovtsi Търновци 447
Tsar Samuil Цар Самуил 1,486
Tsarev Dol Царев дол 81
Varnentsi Варненци 381
Total 16,920

Demography[edit]

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

Tutrakan Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 24,698 23,439 21,774 19,309 17,922 17,419 16,920 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[6] Census 2011,[7] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Bulgarian)Characterization of Silistra Province
  2. ^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  3. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  4. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  5. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  6. ^ (English)National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  7. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  8. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 

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