Vidin Province

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Vidin Province
Област Видин
Province
Location o Vidin Province in Bulgarie
Location o Vidin Province in Bulgarie
Kintra Bulgarie
Caipital Vidin
Municipalities 11
Aurie
 • Tot 3,032.9 km2 (1,171.0 sq mi)
Population (2011 [1][2][3])
 • Tot 101,018
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
License plate BH

Vidin Province (Bulgarie: Област Видин) is the northwastmaist province o Bulgarie. It borders Serbie tae the wast an Romanie tae the northeast. Its admeenistrative centre is the ceety o Vidin on the Danube river. The aurie is dividit intae 11 municipalities. As o December 2009, the province haes a population o 108,067 inhabitants.[1][2][3]

There are remains o mony castles, some o which are Baba Vida, ane o the last Bulgarie stranghaulds durin the Ottoman invasion an the Belogradchik fortress.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Vidin Province Labelled Map

The Vidin Province contains 11 municipalities (singular: oбщина, obshtina - plural: oбщини, obshtini). The follaeing table shows the names o each municipality in Inglis 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][6]
Belogradchik Белоградчик 7,045 Belogradchik 5,334
Boynitsa Бойница 1,717 Boynitsa 595
Bregovo Брегово 6,168 Bregovo 2,592
Vidin Видин 66,126 Vidin 49,471
Gramada Грамада 2,384 Gramada 1,647
Dimovo Димово 7,175 Dimovo 1,211
Kula Кула 4,958 Kula 3,287
Makresh Макреш 1,938 Makresh 473
Novo Selo Ново Село 3,381 Novo Selo 1,144
Ruzhintsi Ружинци 4,890 Ruzhintsi 915
Chuprene Чупрене 2,285 Chuprene 576

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Baba Vida fortress in Vidin

The territory o the province includes the maist wastren pairts o the Danubian Plain an Stara Planina, while the Danube forms the border wi Romanie. The slopes o Stara Planina are covered wi dense forests, lush meadaes an boasts the majestic rock phenomena, the Belogradchik Rocks. There are aroond 80 caves situatit close tae the border wi Serbie, the maist famous being the Magura Cave, which kent with its cave paintin frae 10,000 BC. There is a lake in the proximity o the cave an aw.

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Belogradchik Rocks

The Vidin province haed a population o 130,074 accordin tae a 2001 census, o which &000000000000004839999948.4% wur male an &000000000000005160000051.6% wur female.[7] As o the end o 2009, the population o the province, annooncit bi the Bulgarie Naitional Statistical Institute, numbered 108,067[1] of which &000000000000003260000032.6% are inhabitants aged over 60 years.[8]

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

Vidin Province
Year 1946 1956 1965 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 194,007 188,518 179,429 176,761 166,680 151,636 130,074 117,809 112,604 108,067 101,018
Sources: National Statistical 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:[9]

Census 2001
relieegious adherence population  %
Orthodox Christians 125,063 96.15%
Muslims 139 0.11%
Roman Catholics 143 0.11%
Protestants 397 0.31%
Ither 602 0.46%
Releegion no mentioned 3,730 2.87%
total 130,074 100%

Touns an veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The place names in bauld hae the status o toun (in Bulgarie: град, transliteratit as grad). Ither localities hae the status o veelage (in Bulgarie: село, transliteratit as selo). The names o localities are transliteratit in Laitin alphabet[10] follaeed in parentheses bi the oreeginal name in Bulgarie Cyrillic alphabet (which links tae the correspondin Bulgarie Wikipedia airticle).

Belogradchik Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Belogradchik municipality haes ane toun (in bauld) an 17 veelages:

Boynitsa Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Boynitsa Municipality

The Boynitsa municipality haes 9 veelages:

Bregovo Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Bregovo Municipality

The Bregovo municipality haes ane toun (in bauld) an 9 veelages:

Vidin Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Vidin Municipality

The Vidin municipality haes twa touns (in bauld) an 33 veelages:

Gramada Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Gramada Municipality

The Gramada municipality haes ane toun (in bauld) an 7 veelages:

Dimovo Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Dimovo Municipality

The Dimovo municipality haes ane toun (in bauld) an 22 veelages:

Kula Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Kula municipality haes ane toun (in bauld) an 8 veelages:

Makresh Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Makresh Municipality

The Makresh municipality haes 7 veelages:

Novo Selo[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Novo Selo municipality haes 5 veelages:

Ruzhintsi Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Ruzhintsi municipality haes 10 veelages:

Chuprene Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Chuprene Municipality

The Chuprene municipality haes 9 veelages:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 (Inglis) „WorldCityPopulation“
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  4. (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  5. „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  6. (Inglis) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  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
  10. Geonames Search at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) - reference for location names

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]