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Stara Zagora Province
Област Стара Загора
Province
Location o Stara Zagora Province in Bulgarie
Location o Stara Zagora Province in Bulgarie
Kintra Bulgarie
Caipital Stara Zagora
Municipalities 11
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Yordan Nikolov
Aurie[1]
 • Total 5,151.1 km2 (1,988.9 sq mi)
Population (Februar 2011)[2]
 • Tot 327,576
 • Density 64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
License plate CT
Wabsteid sz.government.bg

Stara Zagora (Bulgarie: Област Стара Загора oblast Stara Zagora, umwhile name Stara Zagora okrug) is a province o sooth central Bulgarie. It is namit efter its admeenistrative an industrial centre—the ceety o Stara Zagora—the saxt-biggest toun in the kintra. The province embraces a territory o 5,151.1 km²[1] that is dividit intae 11 municipalities wi a tot population, as o December 2009, o 350,925 indwallers.[2][3][4]

In the sootheastren pairt o the province on the edge o Radnevo Municipality thare is a coal production facility. Atween 1934 an 1949, the province includit pairts o the present Kardzhali Province.[5]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Map o Stara Zagora Province

The Stara Zagora province (област, oblast) contains 11 municipalities (Bulgarie: singular: община, obshtina - plural: общини, obshtini). The follaein table shows the names o each municipality in Scots an Cyrillic, the main toun or veelage (touns are shawn in bauld), an the population o each as o December 2009.

Municipality Cyrillic Pop.[2][3][4] Toun/Veelage Pop.[3][6][7][8]
Bratya Братя Даскалови 9,724 Bratya Daskalovi 750
Chirpan Чирпан 23,470 Chirpan 16,355
Gurkovo Гурково 5,273 Gurkovo 2,917
Galabovo Гълъбово 14,269 Galabovo 8,404
Kazanlak Казанлък 76,447 Kazanlak 49,506
Maglizh Мъглиж 12,267 Maglizh 3,426
Nikolaevo Николаево 4,840 Nikolaevo 2,872
Opan Опан 3,501 Opan 466
Pavel Banya Павел баня 14,703 Pavel Banya 2,918
Radnevo Раднево 21,959 Radnevo 13,384
Stara Zagora Стара Загора 164,472 Stara Zagora 140,456

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Stara Zagora province haed a population o 370,665 (370,615 gien an aw) accordin tae a 2001 census, o which 48.9% wur male an 51.1% wur female.[9] As o the end o 2009, the population o the province, annooncit bi the Bulgarie Naitional Statistical Institute, numbered 350,925[2] o which 25.2% are indwallers agit ower 60 years.[10]

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

Stara Zagora Province
Year 1946 1956 1965 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 306,181 322,252 359,486 394,607 410,905 397,337 370,665 361,146 356,984 350,925 327,576
Soorces: Naitional Stateestical 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:[11]

Census 2001
releegious adherence population %
Orthodox Christians 329,628 88.94%
Muslims 21,423 5.78%
Roman Catholics 522 0.14%
Protestants 4,094 1.10%
Ither 1558 0.42%
Releegion no mentioned 13,390 3.62%
tot 370,615 100%

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