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Veliko Tarnovo Province

Област Велико Търново
Location o Veliko Tarnovo Province in Bulgarie
Location o Veliko Tarnovo Province in Bulgarie
CaipitalVeliko Tarnovo
 • GovrenorPencho Penchev
 • Total4,662 km2 (1,800 sq mi)
 (February 2011 [1][2][3])
 • Total258,494
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
License plateBT

Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgarie: Област Велико Търново) is a province in the middle o the northren pairt o Bulgarie. Its caipital ceety, Veliko Tarnovo, is o historical significance as it is kent as the caipital o Medieval Bulgarie. The province is dividit intae 10 municipalities wi a tot population, as o December 2009, o 275,395 indwallers.[1][2][3]

Ither touns in the province include Gorna Oryahovitsa, which is athin 10 kilometres o Veliko Tarnovo, Svishtov, set on Danube River an famous for its Tsenov Academy o Economics, an Suhindol, the hametoun o Lovico — an internaitionally recognisit label for fine wines an spirits. Anither notable place is the veelage o Arbanasi, set atween Veliko Tarnovo an Gorna Oryahovitsa. The combination o auld style an modren airchitectur, as well as its kirks an monasteries, present the spirit o Bulgarie. Real estate is amang the maist expensive in the kintra.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Veliko Tarnovo Province Labelled Map

The Veliko Tarnovo province (Област, oblast) conteens 10 municipalities (singular: община, obshtina - plural: Общини, 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.[1][2][3] Toun/Veelage Pop.[2][4][5]
Elena Елена 10,407 Elena 5,665
Gorna Oryahovitsa Горна Оряховица 48,695 Gorna Oryahovitsa 32,436
Lyaskovets Лясковец 13,677 Lyaskovets 8,277
Pavlikeni Павликени 26,342 Pavlikeni 11,151
Polski Trambesh Полски Тръмбеш 15,309 Polski Trambesh 4,546
Strazhitsa Стражица 14,742 Strazhitsa 5,170
Suhindol Сухиндол 3,046 Suhindol 2,146
Svishtov Свищов 49,817 Svishtov 35,923
Veliko Tarnovo Велико Търново 88,724 Veliko Tarnovo 67,099
Zlataritsa Златарица 4,636 Zlataritsa 2,558

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Veliko Tarnovo province haed a population o 293,294 (293,172 gien an aw) accordin tae a 2001 census, o which 48.3% wur male an 51.6% wur female.[6] As o the end o 2009, the population o the province, annooncit bi the Bulgarie Naitional Statistical Institute, numbered 275,395[1] o which 26% are indwallers aged ower 60 years.[7]

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

Veliko Tarnovo Province
Year 1946 1956 1965 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 352,179 344,078 339,473 349,108 339,518 318,251 293,294 283,599 278,764 275,395 258,494
Soorces: Naitional Stateestical Institute,[1] „Census 2001“,[2] „Census 2011“,[3] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,??

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Census 2001
releegious adherence population %
Orthodox Christians 254,914 86.95%
Muslims 26,085 8.90%
Roman Catholics 3,111 1.06%
Protestants 417 0.14%
Ither 1,141 0.39%
Releegion no mentioned 7,504 2.56%
tot 293,172 100%

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c d e (in Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009 Archived 2010-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. a b c d e (in Inglis) „WorldCityPopulation“
  3. a b c d „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  4. (in Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived 2010-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
  5. „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  6. (in Bulgarie) Population to 01.03.2001 by Area and Sex frae Bulgarian National Statistical Institute: Census 2001
  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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