Teteven Municipality

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Teteven Municipality
Община Тетевен
Teteven Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Teteven Municipality within Bulgaria and Lovech Province.
Coordinates: 42°52′N 24°17′E / 42.867°N 24.283°E / 42.867; 24.283Coordinates: 42°52′N 24°17′E / 42.867°N 24.283°E / 42.867; 24.283
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Lovech
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Teteven
 • Total 697 km2 (269 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 22,016
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Teteven Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Тетевен) is a municipality (obshtina) in Lovech Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located from the northern slopes of the central Stara planina mountain to the area of the Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Teteven.

The municipality embraces a territory of 697 km² with a population of 22,016 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The main road E772 crosses the area through the northernmost parts of the municipality.


Teteven Municipality includes the following 13 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Teteven Тетевен 10,613
Babintsi Бабинци 272
Balgarski Izvor Български извор 1,304
Cherni Vit Черни Вит 722
Divchovoto Дивчовото 187
Galata Галата 2,532
Glogovo Глогово 1,472
Glozhene Гложене 1,059
Golyam Izvor Голям извор 529
Gradezhnitsa Градежница 1,789
Malka Zhelyazna Малка Желязна 144
Ribaritsa Рибарица 1,137
Vasilyovo Васильово 256
Total 22,016


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

Teteven Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 26,661 26,689 25,952 23,768 22,715 22,266 22,016 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

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