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Pleven Province
Област Плевен
Province
Location o Pleven Province in Bulgarie
Kintra Bulgarie
Caipital Pleven
Municipalities Belene, Gulyantsi, Dolna Mitropoliya, Dolni Dabnik,
Levski, Nikopol, Iskar,
Pleven, Pordim,
Cherven Bryag, Knezha
Government
 • Gorernor Tsvetko Tsvetkov
Area
 • Total 4,334 km2 (1,673 sq mi)
Population (01.02.2011 Census [1])
 • Total 269,752
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
License plate EH
Website pleven-oblast.bg

Pleven Province (Bulgarie: Област Плевен or Plevenska Oblast Bulgarie: Плевенска Област, umwhile name Pleven okrug) is a province locatit in central northren Bulgarie, borderin the Danube river, Romania an the Bulgarie provinces o Vratsa, Veliko Tarnovo an Lovech. It is dividit intae 11 subdiveesions, cried municipalities, that embrace a territory o 4,333.54 km² wi a population, as o Februar 2011, o 269 752 inhabitants.[1][2][3][4] The province's caipital is the ceety o Pleven.

Template:Pleven Province Labelled Map

Namin[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein Bulgarie terms mey be uised:

  • Плевенска област (Plevenska oblast)
  • Област Плевен (Oblast Pleven)
  • Плевенски окръг (Plevenski okrag), obsolete
  • Окръг Плевен (Okrag Pleven), obsolete

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is pairt o the central Danubian Plain. It is crossed frae sooth tae north bi the rivers Iskar, Vit an Osam (in wast-east order); the river valleys are separatit bi limestane plateaus.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Pleven province (oбласт, oblast) contains 11 municipalities (Bulgarie: singular: oбщина, obshtina - plural: oбщини, obshtini). The follaein table shows the names o each municipality in Scots an Cyrillic, the main toun (in bauld) or veelage, an the population o each as o December 2009.

Municipality Cyrillic Pop.[2][3][4] Toun/Veelage Pop.[3][5][6]
Belene Белене 10,908 Belene 8,905
Gulyantsi Гулянци 13,561 Gulyantsi 3,432
Dolna Mitropoliya Долна Митрополия 21,304 Dolna Mitropoliya 3,303
Dolni Dabnik Долни Дъбник 14,438 Dolni Dabnik 4,761
Levski Левски 21,487 Levski 10,571
Nikopol Никопол 10,602 Nikopol 3,892
Iskar Искър 7,717 Iskar 3,622
Pleven Плевен 138,095 Pleven 111,426
Pordim Пордим 7,114 Pordim 2,117
Cherven Bryag Червен бряг 30,524 Cherven Bryag 13,856
Knezha Кнежа 14,839 Knezha 11,191

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2001 census, the population o the province wis 311,985 (312,018 also given) o which Bulgaries constitute an overwhelming majority o 280,475. 16,931 signed as Turks (though this number vera likely includes mony Roma) an 9,777 as Roma an aw. 283,626 fowk specifee'd Bulgarie as their mither tongue, 14,947 declared tae speak Turkis at hame, while the native speakers o Roma are 8,861.

As o Februar 2011, the population o the province, annooncit bi the Bulgarie Naitional Statistical Institute, numbered 266 144 [1] of which 28.4% are inhabitants agit ower 60 years.[7]

The follaein table represents the chynge o the population in the province efter Warld War II:

Pleven Province
Year 1946 1956 1965 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 347,299 358,270 366,347 394,734 382,634 365,254 311,985 305,025 297,928 290,589 269 752
Sources: National Statistical Institute,[2] „Census 2001“,[3] „Census 2011“,[1] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[4]

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Releegious adherence in the province accordin tae 2001 census:[8]

Census 2001
releegious adherence population  %
Orthodox Christians 275,112 88.18%
Muslims 15,681 5.03%
Roman Catholics 7,065 2.26%
Protestants 548 0.18%
Ither 1,301 0.42%
Releegion no mentioned 12,278 3.93%
total 311,985 100%

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 (Inglis) Census 2011
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 (Inglis) „WorldCityPopulation“
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  5. (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  6. „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  7. (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Population by age in 2009
  8. (Bulgarie) Religious adherence in Bulgaria - census 2001

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