Veliki Preslav Municipality
|Veliki Preslav Municipality
Община Велики Преслав
Veliki Preslav Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
|Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar)||Veliki Preslav|
|• Total||277.65 km2 (107.20 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2009)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Veliki Preslav Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Велики Преслав, former name Preslav Municipality) is a municipality (obshtina) in Shumen Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan north of the eastern part of the Stara planina mountains. It is named after its administrative centre, the town of Veliki Preslav, which was one of the ancient capitals of Bulgaria.
The municipality embraces a territory of 277.65 km² with a population of 15,292 inhabitants, as of December 2009.
Veliki Preslav Municipality includes the following 12 places (towns are shown in bold):
|Veliki Preslav||Велики Преслав||8,951|
|Khan Krum||Хан Крум||387|
|Suha Reka||Суха река||112|
The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades.
|Veliki Preslav Municipality|
|Sources: Census 2001, Census 2011, „pop-stat.mashke.org“,|
According to the 2011 census, among those who answered the optional question on ethnic identification, the ethnic composition of the municipality was the following:
- (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
- (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
- (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
- (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
- National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
- Population by province, municipality, settlement and age by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute
- Population of Bulgarian divisions
- Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)
- Official website (Bulgarian)