Gramada Municipality

Gramada Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Грамада) is a small municipality (obshtina) in Vidin Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located in the Danubian Plain about 8 km southwest of Danube river. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Gramada.

Gramada Municipality

Община Грамада
Municipality
Gramada Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Gramada Municipality within Bulgaria and Vidin Province.
Coordinates: 43°50′N 22°40′E / 43.833°N 22.667°E / 43.833; 22.667Coordinates: 43°50′N 22°40′E / 43.833°N 22.667°E / 43.833; 22.667
Country Bulgaria
Province (Oblast)Vidin
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar)Gramada
Area
 • Total184 km2 (71 sq mi)
Population
 (December 2009)[1]
 • Total2,384
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The municipality embraces a territory of 184 km² with a population of 2,384 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The easternmost border of the area is linked by the main road E79 which connects the province centre of Vidin with the city of Montana and respectively with the western operating part of Hemus motorway.

SettlementsEdit

Gramada Municipality includes the following 8 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Gramada Грамада 1,647
Boyanovo Бояново 17
Brankovtsi Бранковци 140
Medeshevtsi Медешевци 94
Milchina Laka Милчина лъка 72
Sratsimirovo Срацимирово 66
Toshevtsi Тошевци 241
Vodna Водна 107
Total 2,384

DemographyEdit

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

Gramada Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 5,509 4,361 4,128 3,196 2,728 2,530 2,384 2,007
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  2. ^ (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  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. ^ "Population of Bulgarian divisions". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28.

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