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Lovech Province
Област Ловеч
Province
Location o Lovech Province in Bulgarie
Location o Lovech Province in Bulgarie
Kintra Bulgarie
Caipital Lovech
Municipalities 8
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Vanya Sabcheva
Aurie
 • Total 4,128 km2 (1,594 sq mi)
Population (Februar 2011)
 • Tot 141,422
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
License plate OB
Wabsteid oblastlovech.org

Template:Lovech Province Labelled Map

Lovech Province (Bulgarie: Област Ловеч, transliteratit Oblast Lovech, umwhile name Lovech okrug) is ane o the 28 provinces o Bulgaria, lyin at the northren centre o the kintra. It is namit efter its main ceety - Lovech. As o December 2009, the population o the aurie is 151,153.[1][2][3]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Lovech province (област, oblast) contains aicht municipalities (singular: община, obshtina - plural: общини, obshtini). The follaein table shows the names o each municipality in Scots an Cyrillic, the main toun or veelage (in bauld), an the population as o December 2009.

Municipality Cyrillic Pop.[1][2][3] Toun/Veelage Pop.[4][2][5]
Apriltsi Априлци 3,554 Apriltsi 3,207
Letnitsa Летница 5,101 Letnitsa 3,739
Lovech Ловеч 53,578 Lovech 38,579
Lukovit Луковит 19,469 Lukovit 9,630
Teteven Тетевен 22,016 Teteven 10,613
Troyan Троян 33,827 Troyan 21,997
Ugarchin Угърчин 7,181 Ugarchin 2,832
Yablanitsa Ябланица 6,427 Yablanitsa 2,896

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Lovech province haed a population o 169,951 accordin tae a 2001 census, o which 49.1% wur male an 50.9% wur female.[6] As o the end o 2009, the population o the province, annooncit bi the Bulgarie Naitional Statistical Institute, numbered 151,153[1] o which 29.4% are inhabitants agit ower 60 years.[7]


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

Lovech Province
Year 1946 1956 1965 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 217,203 214,213 217,342 216,844 202,968 190,262 169,951 160,202 156,437 151,153 139,896
Soorces: Naitional Stateestical Institute,[1] „Census 2001“,[2] „Census 2011“,[3] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,??

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lovech's ruined fortress.

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

Census 2001
releegious adherence population %
Orthodox Christians 146,778 86.36%
Muslims 10,501 6.18%
Roman Catholics 366 0.22%
Protestants 879 0.52%
Ither 688 0.40%
Releegion no mentioned 10,739 6.32%
total 169,951 100%

Leid[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Glozhene Monastery near Teteven.

In the 2001 census, 168,307 fowk identified ane o the follaein as their mither tongue (wi percentage o total population): 154,157 Bulgarie (90.7%), 6,994 Turkis (4.1%), 6,033 Roma (Gypsy) (3.5%), an 1,123 ither (0.7%).[9]

Ethnic groups[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the 2001 census, 167,877 fowk frae Lovech province identifee'd thairsels as belangin tae ane o the follaein ethnic groups (wi percentage o total population):[10]

Ethnic group Population Percentage
Bulgarie 152,194 89.552%
Turkis 8,476 4.987%
Roma (Gypsy) 6,316 3.716%
Roushie 269 0.158%
Armenie 12 0.007%
Vlachs 458 0.269%
Macedonie 7 0.004%
Greek 21 0.012%
Ukrainian 29 0.017%
Jewish 1 0.001%
Romanie 3 0.002%
Ither 91 0.054%

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 (in Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 (in Inglis) „WorldCityPopulation“
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  4. (in Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  5. „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  6. (in Bulgarie) Population to 01.03.2001 by Area and Sex from Bulgarian National Statistical Institute: Census 2001
  7. (in Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Population by age in 2009
  8. (in Bulgarie) Religious adherence in Bulgaria - census 2001
  9. (in Bulgarie) Population to 01.03.2001 by District and Mother Tongue from Bulgarian National Statistical Institute: Census 2001
  10. (in Bulgarie) Population to 01.03.2001 by District and Ethnic Group from Bulgarian National Statistical Institute: Census 2001

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