Boynitsa Municipality

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Boynitsa Municipality
Община Бойница
Municipality
Boynitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Boynitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Coordinates: 43°58′N 22°30′E / 43.967°N 22.500°E / 43.967; 22.500Coordinates: 43°58′N 22°30′E / 43.967°N 22.500°E / 43.967; 22.500
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Vidin
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Boynitsa
Area
 • Total 166 km2 (64 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 1,717
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Boynitsa Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Бойница) is a small frontier municipality (obshtina) in Vidin Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain about 20 km southwest of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the village of Boynitsa. The area borders on the Republic of Serbia to the west and northwest.

The municipality embraces a territory of 166 km² with a population of 1,717 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Chuprene
Belogradchik
Bregovo
Gramada
Dimovo
Kula
Makresh
Novo Selo
Ruzhintsi
Boynitsa Municipality within Vidin Province

Boynitsa Municipality includes the following 8 places all of them villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Boynitsa Бойница 595
Borilovets Бориловец 299
Gradskovski Kolibi Градсковски колиби 67
Kanits Каниц 15
Perilovets Периловец 91
Rabrovo Раброво 468
Shipikova Mahala Шипикова махала 8
Shishentsi Шишенци 174
Total 1,717

Demography[edit]

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

Boynitsa Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 5,466 4,111 3,317 2,270 1,947 1,913 1,717 1,341
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. ^ (English)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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