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Brusartsi Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Брусарци) is a small municipality (obshtina) in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain about 6 km south of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Brusartsi.

Brusartsi Municipality

Община Брусарци
Municipality
Brusartsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Brusartsi Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Coordinates: 43°39′N 23°2′E / 43.650°N 23.033°E / 43.650; 23.033Coordinates: 43°39′N 23°2′E / 43.650°N 23.033°E / 43.650; 23.033
Country Bulgaria
Province (Oblast)Montana
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar)Brusartsi
Area
 • Total194.55 km2 (75.12 sq mi)
Population
 (Census February 2011)[1]
 • Total4,954
 • Density25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The municipality embraces a territory of 194.55 km² with a population of 4,954 inhabitants, as of February 2011.[1]

The area contains the Smirnenski Reservoir.

Contents

SettlementsEdit

Brusartsi Municipality includes the following 10 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Brusartsi Брусарци 1,302
Bukovets Буковец 199
Dondukovo Дондуково 416
Dabova Mahala Дъбова Махала 112
Kiselevo Киселево 242
Knyazheva Mahala Княжева Махала 133
Kriva Bara Крива бара 1,132
Odorovtsi Одоровци 33
Smirnenski Смирненски 563
Vasilovtsi Василовци 1,337
Total 5,469

DemographyEdit

The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades.

Brusartsi Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 10,818 9,056 8,073 6,826 6,090 5,769 5,469 4,954
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[1] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[6]

ReligionEdit

According to the latest Bulgarian census of 2011, the religious composition, among those who answered the optional question on religious identification, was the following:

Religious composition of Brusartsi Municipality [7]
Orthodox Christianity
65.5%
Catholicism
0.3%
Protestantism
0.5%
Islam
0.1%
No religion
26.5%
Prefer not to answer, others and indefinable
6.1%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c (in Bulgarian)National Statistical Institute - Census 2011
  2. ^ (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  4. ^ (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  5. ^ (in English)National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  6. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“
  7. ^ "Religious composition of Bulgaria 2011". pop-stat.mashke.org.

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