Pleven Province

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Coordinates: 43°25′N 24°40′E / 43.417°N 24.667°E / 43.417; 24.667

Pleven Province

Област Плевен
Location of Pleven Province in Bulgaria
Location of Pleven Province in Bulgaria
CountryBulgaria
CapitalPleven
Area
 • Total4,653.32 km2 (1,796.66 sq mi)
Population
 (01.02.2011 Census [1])
 • Total269,752
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
License plateEH
Websitepleven-oblast.bg

Pleven Province is a province in Bulgaria. The capital city is also named Pleven.

It is crossed from south to north by the rivers Iskar, Vit and Osam.

Municipalities[change | change source]

The Pleven province has 11 municipalities. The following table shows the names of each municipality, the main town (in bold) or village, and the population of each as of December 2009.

Municipality Pop. Town/Village Pop.[2][3]
Belene 10,908 Belene 8,905
Gulyantsi 13,561 Gulyantsi 3,432
Dolna Mitropoliya 21,304 Dolna Mitropoliya 3,303
Dolni Dabnik 14,438 Dolni Dabnik 4,761
Levski 21,487 Levski 10,571
Nikopol 10,602 Nikopol 3,892
Iskar 7,717 Iskar 3,622
Pleven 138,095 Pleven 111,426
Pordim 7,114 Pordim 2,117
Cherven Bryag 30,524 Cherven Bryag 13,856
Knezha 14,839 Knezha 11,191

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