Dolna Oryahovitsa

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Dolna Oryahovitsa
Dolna Oryahovitsa is located in Bulgaria
Dolna Oryahovitsa
Dolna Oryahovitsa
Location of Dolna Oryahovitsa
Coordinates: 43°09′23″N 25°44′21″E / 43.15639°N 25.73917°E / 43.15639; 25.73917Coordinates: 43°09′23″N 25°44′21″E / 43.15639°N 25.73917°E / 43.15639; 25.73917
CountryBulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Veliko Tarnovo
Government
 • MayorGrigor Minkov
Elevation
99 m (325 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total3,227
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
5130
Area code(s)06173

Dolna Oryahovitsa (Bulgarian: Долна Оряховица [ˈdoɫnɐ oˈrʲaxovit͡sɐ]) is a town in northern Bulgaria, part of Gorna Oryahovitsa municipality, Veliko Tarnovo Province.

Geography[edit]

Dolna Oryahovitsa is situated on the coast of Yantra River, 10 kilometers South from Veliko Tarnovo, 3 kilometers north from Gorna Oryahovitsa, and 250 kilometers east from Bulgaria's capital Sofia. The climate in the area is warm during the summer, whereas the winters are cold.[1]

History[edit]

The name of Dolna Oryahovitsa is mentioned in Turkish documents in the end of XVII and XVIII centuries.[2] The town takes place in an old Slavic settlement, which was famous for its fertile agricultural lands. Dolna Oryahovitsa becomes a town in 1985. During the Balkan wars, two men voluntarily participated in the Macedonian uprisings.[citation needed]

Population[edit]

According to Bulgaria's Population Census in 2011.

Numbers and percentage of ethnic groups according to the Natioanl 2011 Census.[3]

Number Percentage
Total 2971 100.00
Bulgarians 2624 88.32
Turkish 11 0.37
Romani 36 1.21
Others 14 0.47
Would prefer not to answer 6 0.20
Unanswered 280 9.42

References[edit]

  1. ^ "гр. Долна Оряховица". www.mirela.bg. Retrieved 2021-02-18.
  2. ^ "гр. Долна Оряховица". www.g-oryahovica.org. Retrieved 2021-02-18.
  3. ^ "Veliko Tǎrnovo (Bulgaria): Municipalities & Populated Places - Population Statistics, Charts and Map". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2021-02-18.