Dobrichka Municipality

Dobrichka municipality (Bulgarian: Община Добричка) or Dobrich rural municipality (Добрич-селска) is a municipality in Dobrich Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in Southern Dobruja geographical region. It lies in the central southern part of the province and is not to be confused with Dobrich municipality (equivalent to the town of Dobrich), which is an enclave within Dobrichka.

Dobrichka Municipality

Община Добричка
Municipality
Dobrichka Municipality within Bulgaria and Dobrich Province.
Dobrichka Municipality within Bulgaria and Dobrich Province.
Coordinates: 43°39′N 27°41′E / 43.650°N 27.683°E / 43.650; 27.683Coordinates: 43°39′N 27°41′E / 43.650°N 27.683°E / 43.650; 27.683
Country Bulgaria
Province (Oblast)Dobrich
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar)Dobrich
Area
 • Total1,296.16 km2 (500.45 sq mi)
Population
 (December 2009)[1]
 • Total24,292
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The municipality embraces a territory of 1,296.16 km² with a population of 24,292 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Although the city is not part of the municipality, the administration is headquartered in Dobrich.

SettlementsEdit

Dobrichka municipality includes the following 68 villages:

DemographyEdit

The following table shows the change of the population during the last two decades. Since 1992 Dobrichka Municipality has become a separate administrative unit out of Dobrich Municipality.[2]

Dobrichka rural Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population --- --- 28,710 25,736 25,351 25,066 24,292 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[3] Census 2011,[2] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[4]

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 Dobrichka Municipality [5]
Orthodox Christianity
55.8%
Catholicism
0.4%
Protestantism
0.5%
Islam
29.8%
No religion
2.9%
Prefer not to answer, others and indefinable
10.6%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b "Division of Bulgaria". pop-stat.mashke.org. Retrieved 2020-07-01.
  3. ^ National Statistical Institute - Census 2001[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
  5. ^ "Religious composition of Bulgaria 2011". pop-stat.mashke.org.

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