Lukovit Municipality

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Lukovit Municipality
Община Луковит
Lukovit Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Lukovit Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Coordinates: 43°10′N 24°10′E / 43.167°N 24.167°E / 43.167; 24.167Coordinates: 43°10′N 24°10′E / 43.167°N 24.167°E / 43.167; 24.167
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Lovech
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Lukovit
 • Total 454.22 km2 (175.38 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 19,469
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lukovit Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Луковит) is a municipality (obshtina) in Lovech Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located from the Fore-Balkan area to the southern parts of Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Lukovit.

The municipality embraces a territory of 454.22 km² with a population of 19,469 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The west operating part of Hemus motorway is planned to continue through the area linking the province centre Lovech.


Lukovit Municipality includes the following 12 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Lukovit Луковит 9,630
Aglen Ъглен 836
Bezhanovo Бежаново 1,497
Belentsi Беленци 448
Dermantsi Дерманци 2,348
Daben Дъбен 149
Karlukovo Карлуково 782
Petrevene Петревене 690
Peshterna Пещерна 148
Rumyantsevo Румянцево 823
Todorichene Тодоричене 499
Toros Торос 1,619
Total 19,469


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

Lukovit Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 16,973 15,631 23,783 21,466 20,371 19,934 19,469 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „“,[7]

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