Rakitovo Municipality

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Rakitovo Municipality
Municipality
Coat of arms of Rakitovo Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Rakitovo Municipality in Pazardzhik Province
Location of Rakitovo Municipality in Pazardzhik Province
Rakitovo Municipality is located in Bulgaria
Rakitovo Municipality
Rakitovo Municipality
Location of Rakitovo Municipality in Bulgaria
Coordinates: 41°59′23″N 24°05′12″E / 41.98972°N 24.08667°E / 41.98972; 24.08667Coordinates: 41°59′23″N 24°05′12″E / 41.98972°N 24.08667°E / 41.98972; 24.08667
Country Bulgaria
ProvincePazardzhik Province
CapitalRakitovo
Area
 • Municipality246.44 km2 (95.15 sq mi)
 • Urban
166.98 km2 (64.47 sq mi)
 • Rural
69.46 km2 (26.82 sq mi)
Elevation
1,298 m (4,259 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2018)
 • Municipality14,479
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Postal code
4640
Area code03542
ISO 3166 codeРА
Websiterakitovo.info

Rakitovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Ракитово) is a municipality in the Pazardzhik Province of Bulgaria. The municipality consists of three settlements: two towns and one village.

Demography[edit]

Ethnic composition of Rakitovo Municipality

  Gypsies/Romani (15.75%)
  Turks (0.26%)
  Bulgarians (54.66%)
  No identification (28.96%)
  Other (0.35%)

At the 2011 census, the population of Rakitovo was 15,064. Most of the inhabitants (54.66%) were Bulgarians, and there was a significant minority of Gypsies/Romani (15.75%).[1][2] 28.96% of the population's ethnicity was unknown.

Communities[edit]

Towns[edit]

Villages[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distribuția pe vârste a populației localităților Bulgariei". National Institute of Statistics of Bulgaria. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Distribuția etnică a populației localităților Bulgariei". National Institute of Statistics of Bulgaria. Retrieved 20 June 2019.