Borovo Municipality, Bulgaria

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Borovo Municipality
Община Борово
Borovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Ruse Province.
Borovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Ruse Province.
Coordinates: 43°35′N 25°46′E / 43.583°N 25.767°E / 43.583; 25.767Coordinates: 43°35′N 25°46′E / 43.583°N 25.767°E / 43.583; 25.767
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Ruse
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Borovo
 • Total 245.3 km2 (94.7 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 6,699
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Borovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Борово) is a small municipality (obshtina) in Ruse Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Borovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 245,3 km² with a population of 6,699 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The main road E85 crosses the area from south to north, connecting the province centre of Ruse with the cities of Veliko Tarnovo and respectively Pleven and Sofia.


Borovo Municipality includes the following 7 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Borovo Борово 2,330
Batin Батин 655
Brestovitsa Брестовица 310
Ekzarh Yosif Екзарх Йосиф 594
Gorno Ablanovo Горно Абланово 1,160
Obretenik Обретеник 1,495
Volovo Волово 155
Total 6,699


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

Borovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 11,827 9,774 8,889 7,905 7,223 6,985 6,699 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „“,[7]

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