Zlataritsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
|Province (Oblast)||Veliko Tarnovo|
|Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar)||Zlataritsa|
|• Total||232.67 km2 (89.83 sq mi)|
|• Density||20/km2 (52/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Zlataritsa Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Златарица) is a small municipality (obshtina) in Veliko Tarnovo Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located in the area of the so-called Pre-Balkan north of Stara planina mountain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Zlataritsa.
The municipality embraces a territory of 232.67 km² with a population of 4,636 inhabitants, as of December 2009.
The highest point in the area is Kulata peak with 901 m above the sea level.
Zlataritsa Municipality includes the following 24 places (towns are shown in bold):
|Delova Mahala||Делова махала||0|
|Dolno Shivachevo||Долно Шивачево||55|
|Dalgi Pripek||Дълги припек||61|
|Gorna Hadzhiyska||Горна Хаджийска||3|
|Gorsko Novo Selo||Горско Ново село||671|
|Sredno Selo||Средно село||81|
The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades.
|Sources: Census 2001, Census 2011, „pop-stat.mashke.org“,|
According to the latest Bulgarian census of 2011, the religious composition, among those who answered the optional question on religious identification, was the following:
An overwhelming majority of the population of Zlataritsa Municipality identify themselves as Christians. At the 2011 census, 69.6% of respondents identified as Orthodox Christians belonging to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. A large minority is Islamic.
- (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
- (in Bulgarian) Zlataritsa Geography
- (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
- (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
- (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
- "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
- "Religious composition of Bulgaria 2011". pop-stat.mashke.org.
- Official website (in Bulgarian)