Vetovo Municipality

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Vetovo Municipality
Община Ветово
Vetovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Ruse Province.
Vetovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Ruse Province.
Coordinates: 43°42′N 26°18′E / 43.700°N 26.300°E / 43.700; 26.300Coordinates: 43°42′N 26°18′E / 43.700°N 26.300°E / 43.700; 26.300
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Ruse
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Vetovo
 • Total 352.52 km2 (136.11 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 13,738
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Vetovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Ветово) is a municipality (obshtina) in Ruse Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located in the western parts of Ludogorie geographical region, part of the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Vetovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 352.52 km² with a population of 13,738 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The main road E70 crosses the area in the western part of the municipality, connecting the province centre of Ruse with the city of Razgrad and the eastern operating part of Hemus motorway.


Vetovo Municipality includes the following 6 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Vetovo Ветово 4,777
Glodzhevo Глоджево 3,659
Krivnya Кривня 630
Pisanets Писанец 407
Senovo Сеново 1,580
Smirnenski Смирненски 2,685
Total 13,738


The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades. Since 1992 Vetovo Municipality has comprised the former municipality of Senovo and the numbers in the table reflect this unification.

Vetovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 12,089 11,583 18,230 18,774 15,707 15,367 13,738 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „“,[7]

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