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Pleven Province

Област Плевен
Location o Pleven Province in Bulgarie
Location o Pleven Province in Bulgarie
MunicipalitiesBelene, Gulyantsi, Dolna Mitropoliya, Dolni Dabnik,
Levski, Nikopol, Iskar,
Pleven, Pordim,
Cherven Bryag, Knezha
 • GovrenorTsvetko Tsvetkov
 • Total4334 km2 (1,673 sq mi)
 (01.02.2011 Census [1])
 • Total269,752
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
License plateEH

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 indwallers.[1][2][3][4] The province's caipital is the ceety o Pleven.

Template:Pleven Province Labelled Map

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


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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.


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The Pleven province (област, oblast) contains 11 municipalities ([singular: община, obshtina - plural: общини, obshtini] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)). 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


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Accordin tae the 2001 census, the population o the province wis 311,985 (312,018 an aa gien) o which Bulgaries constitute an overwhelming majority o 280,475. 16,931 signed as Turks (tho this nummer vera likely includes mony Roma) an 9,777 as Roma an aw. 283,626 fowk specifee'd Bulgarie as thair 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] o which 28.4% are indwallers 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
Soorces: Naitional Stateestical Institute,[2] „Census 2001“,[3] „Census 2011“,[1] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[4]


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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%
tot 311,985 100%

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  1. a b c d (in Inglis) Census 2011 Archived 2011-07-14 at the Wayback Machine
  2. a b c (in Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009 Archived 2010-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
  3. a b c d (in Inglis) „WorldCityPopulation“
  4. a b c „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  5. (in Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived 2010-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
  6. „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  7. (in Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Population by age in 2009 Archived 2012-05-13 at the Wayback Machine
  8. (in Bulgarie) Religious adherence in Bulgaria - census 2001

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