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Silistra Province
Област Силистра
Province
Location o in Bulgarie
Kintra Bulgarie
Caipital Silistra
Municipalities 7
Area[1]
 • Total 2,846.3 km2 (1,099.0 sq mi)
Population (Februar 2011)[2][3][4]
 • Total 117,576
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
License plate CC
Website ss.government.bg

Silistra Province (Bulgarie: Област Силистра, transliteratit Oblast Silistra, umwhile name Silistra okrug) is a province o Bulgarie, namit efter its main ceety - Silistra. It is dividit intae seiven municipalities wi a total population, as o December 2009, of 127,659.[2][3][4]

Silistra Province is a traditionally agricultural province, mainly acause o its fertile soil. The province is kent for its pelicans an apricot brandy.

Besides the admeenistrative centre, ither municipalities are Alfatar, Dulovo, Glavinitsa, Kaynardzha, Sitovo, an Tutrakan.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipalities athin Silistra Province wi their admeenistrative centres

The Silistra Province contains 7 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.[5][3][6]
Alfatar Алфатар 3,324 Alfatar 1,714
Glavinitsa Главиница 12,610 Glavinitsa 1,928
Dulovo Дулово 28,860 Dulovo 6,621
Kaynardzha Кайнарджа 5,250 Kaynardzha 783
Silistra Силистра 54,885 Silistra 37,837
Sitovo Ситово 5,810 Sitovo 847
Tutrakan Тутракан 16,920 Tutrakan 9,476

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Silistra province haed a population o 142,000 accordin tae a 2001 census, o which 49.7% wur male an 50.3% wur female.[7] As o the end o 2009, the population o the province, annooncit bi the Bulgarie Naitional Statistical Institute, numbered 127,659[2] of which 25.6% are inhabitants aged over 60 years.[8]

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

Silistra Province
Year 1946 1956 1965 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 152,287 163,572 170,442 175,754 174,122 161,063 142,000 134,897 131,798 127,659 117,576
Sources: National Statistical Institute,[2] „Census 2001“,[3] „Census 2011“,[4] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,??

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Releegious adherence in the province accordin tae 2001 census:[9]

Census 2001
releegious adherence population  %
Orthodox Christians 83,969 59.13%
Muslims 54,174 38.15%
Roman Catholics 196 0.14%
Protestants 303 0.21%
Ither 553 0.39%
Releegion not mentioned 2,805 1.98%
total 142,000 100%

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. (Inglis) Bulgarian Provinces area and population 1999 — National Center for Regional Development — page 90-91
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 (Inglis) „WorldCityPopulation“
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  5. (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  6. „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  7. (Bulgarie) Population to 01.03.2001 by Area and Sex from Bulgarian National Statistical Institute: Census 2001
  8. (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Population by age in 2009
  9. (Bulgarie) Religious adherence in Bulgaria - census 2001