Boychinovtsi Municipality

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Boychinovtsi Municipality
Община Бойчиновци
Municipality
Boychinovtsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Boychinovtsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Coordinates: 43°31′N 23°23′E / 43.517°N 23.383°E / 43.517; 23.383Coordinates: 43°31′N 23°23′E / 43.517°N 23.383°E / 43.517; 23.383
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Montana
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Boychinovtsi
Area
 • Total 307.32 km2 (118.66 sq mi)
Population (Census February 2011)[1]
 • Total 9,137
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Boychinovtsi Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Бойчиновци) is a municipality (obshtina) in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located in the transition between the Danubian Plain and the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre – the town of Boychinovtsi.

The municipality embraces a territory of 307.32 km² with a population of 9,137 inhabitants, as of February 2011.[1]

Ogosta river, a right tributary of the Danube, flows through the area from southwest to northeast.

Settlements[edit]

Capital city marker.svg
Montana
Berkovitsa
Boychinovtsi
Brusartsi
Chiprovtsi
Georgi Damyanovo
Lom
Medkovets
Valchedram
Varshets
Yakimovo
Boychinovtsi Municipality within Montana Province

Boychinovtsi Municipality includes the following 13 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Boychinovtsi Бойчиновци 1,648
Beli Breg Бели брег 119
Beli Brod Бели брод 247
Erden Ерден 561
Gromshin Громшин 865
Kobilyak Кобиляк 339
Lehchevo Лехчево 1,922
Madan Мадан 861
Marchevo Мърчево 905
Ohrid Охрид 474
Palilula Палилула 70
Portitovtsi Портитовци 451
Vladimirovo Владимирово 1,453
Total 9,915

Demography[edit]

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

Boychinovtsi Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 12,848 10,070 14,242 12,258 11,062 10,466 9,915 9,137
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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