Sitovo Municipality

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Sitovo Municipality
Община Ситово
Sitovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Sitovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Silistra Province.
Coordinates: 44°1′N 26°59′E / 44.017°N 26.983°E / 44.017; 26.983Coordinates: 44°1′N 26°59′E / 44.017°N 26.983°E / 44.017; 26.983
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Silistra
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Sitovo
 • Total 270.97 km2 (104.62 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[2]
 • Total 5,810
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Sitovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Ситово) is a small municipality (obshtina) in Silistra Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain in the area of the South Dobrudzha geographical region. It is named after its administrative centre - the village of Sitovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 270.97[1] km² with a population of 5,810 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[2]

The main road II-21 crosses the area centrally, from east to west, connecting the province centre of Silistra with the city of Ruse.


Sitovo Municipality includes the following 12 places all of them villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[3][4][5]
(December 2009)
Sitovo Ситово 847
Bosna Босна 371
Dobrotitsa Добротица 434
Garvan Гарван 421
Irnik Ирник 104
Iskra Искра 1,856
Lyuben Любен 654
Nova Popina Нова Попина 88
Polyan Поляна 176
Popina Попина 701
Slatina Слатина 132
Yastrebna Ястребна 26
Total 5,810


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

Sitovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 10,829 9,035 7,554 6,856 6,356 6,080 5,810 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[6] Census 2011,[7] „“,[8]

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