Lom Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Лом) is a frontier municipality (obshtina) in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre — the town of Lom which is one of the important Bulgarian river ports. The area borders Romania across the Danube.
Lom Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
|Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar)||Lom|
|• Total||323.89 km2 (125.05 sq mi)|
(Census February 2011)
|• Density||84/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The municipality encompases a territory of 323.89 km² with a population of 27,294 inhabitants, as of February 2011.
Lom Municipality includes the following 10 places (towns are shown in bold):
|Dobri Dol||Добри дол||334|
|Dolno Linevo||Долно Линево||266|
|Staliyska Mahala||Сталийска махала||1,369|
The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades.
|Sources: Census 2001, Census 2011, „pop-stat.mashke.org“,|
According to the latest Bulgarian census of 2011, the religious composition, among those who answered the optional question on religious identification, was the following:
- (in Bulgarian)National Statistical Institute - Census 2011 Archived 2011-04-10 at the Wayback Machine
- (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived 2010-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
- (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
- (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
- (in English)National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
- "Religious composition of Bulgaria 2011". pop-stat.mashke.org.
- Official website (in Bulgarian)