Yakimovo Municipality

Yakimovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Якимово) is a small municipality (obshtina) in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located in the area of the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the village of Yakimovo.

Yakimovo Municipality

Община Якимово
Municipality
Yakimovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Yakimovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Coordinates: 43°38′N 23°20′E / 43.633°N 23.333°E / 43.633; 23.333Coordinates: 43°38′N 23°20′E / 43.633°N 23.333°E / 43.633; 23.333
Country Bulgaria
Province (Oblast)Montana
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar)Yakimovo
Area
 • Total221.96 km2 (85.70 sq mi)
Population
 (Census February 2011)[1]
 • Total4,252
 • Density19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The municipality embraces a territory of 221.96 km² with a population of 4,252 inhabitants, as of February 2011.[1]

SettlementsEdit

Yakimovo Municipality includes the following 4 places all of them villages:

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Yakimovo Якимово 1,698
Dalgodeltsi Дългоделци 931
Dolno Tserovene Долно Церовене 854
Komoshtitsa Комощица 1,052
Total 4,535

DemographyEdit

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

Yakimovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 10,552 8,030 7,099 5,885 5,105 4,793 4,535 4,252
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 Yakimovo Municipality [7]
Orthodox Christianity
84.4%
Catholicism
0.3%
Protestantism
1.1%
Islam
0.0%
No religion
6.7%
Prefer not to answer, others and indefinable
7.5%

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
  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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