Strelcha Municipality

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Strelcha Municipality
Municipality
Coat of arms of Strelcha Municipality
Location of Strelcha Municipality in Pazardzhik Province
Location of Strelcha Municipality in Pazardzhik Province
Strelcha Municipality is located in Bulgaria
Strelcha Municipality
Strelcha Municipality
Location of Strelcha Municipality in Bulgaria
Coordinates: 42°30′12″N 24°19′19″E / 42.50333°N 24.32194°E / 42.50333; 24.32194Coordinates: 42°30′12″N 24°19′19″E / 42.50333°N 24.32194°E / 42.50333; 24.32194
Country Bulgaria
ProvincePazardzhik Province
CapitalStrelcha
Area
 • Total224.46 km2 (86.66 sq mi)
Elevation
512 m (1,680 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,913
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Postal code
4530
Area code03532

Strelcha Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Стрелча) is in southern Bulgaria, part of Pazardzhik Province. The territory is part of Sredna Gora mountain, with the lowest point 304 m AMSL and the highest - 1,572 m AMSL. The railway connecting Panagyurishte Town with Plovdiv City passes through the municipality.

Settlements[edit]

Beyond the capital, Strelcha Town, there are four villages in the municipality:

Ethnic composition of Strelcha Municipality

  Gypsies/Romani (5.84%)
  Bulgarians (74.04%)
  No identification (19.76%)
  Other (0.54%)

Demography[edit]

At the 2011 census, the population of Strelcha was 4,913. Most of the inhabitants (74.04%) were Bulgarians, and there was a significant minority of Gypsies/Romani (5.84%).[1][2] 19.76% of the population's ethnicity was unknown.

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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.