Valchedram Municipality

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Valchedram Municipality
Община Вълчедръм
Municipality
Valchedram Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Valchedram Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Coordinates: 43°43′N 23°30′E / 43.717°N 23.500°E / 43.717; 23.500Coordinates: 43°43′N 23°30′E / 43.717°N 23.500°E / 43.717; 23.500
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Vidin
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Valchedram
Area
 • Total 429 km2 (166 sq mi)
Population (Census February 2011)[1]
 • Total 9,771
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Valchedram Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Вълчедръм) is a frontier municipality (obshtina) in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Valchedram. The area borders on Romania beyond the Danube to the north.

The municipality embraces a territory of 429 km² with a population of 9,771 inhabitants, as of February 2011.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Berkovitsa
Boychinovtsi
Brusartsi
Chiprovtsi
Georgi Damyanovo
Lom
Medkovets
Varshets
Yakimovo
Valchedram Municipality within Montana Province

Valchedram Municipality includes the following 11 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Valchedram Вълчедръм 3,817
Botevo Ботево 77
Bazovets Бъзовец 161
Cherni Vrah Черни връх 534
Dolni Tsibar Долни Цибър 1,544
Gorni Tsibar Горни Цибър 205
Ignatovo Игнатово 295
Mokresh Мокреш 889
Razgrad Разград 839
Septemvriytsi Септемврийци 1,151
Zlatia Златия 886
Total 10,398

Demography[edit]

The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades. Since 1992 Valchedram Municipality has comprised the former municipality of Zlatiya and the numbers in the table reflect this unification.

Valchedram Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 13,538 11,394 15,852 13,146 11,645 10,986 10,398 9,771
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[1] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c (Bulgarian)National Statistical Institute - Census 2011
  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. ^ (English)National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  6. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“

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