Plovdiv Province

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Coordinates: 42°10′N 24°45′E / 42.167°N 24.750°E / 42.167; 24.750

Plovdiv Province

Област Пловдив
Location of Plovdiv Province in Bulgaria
Location of Plovdiv Province in Bulgaria
CountryBulgaria
CapitalPlovdiv
Municipalities18
Area
 • Total5,972.9 km2 (2,306.1 sq mi)
Population
 (February 2011)[2]
 • Total683,027
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
License platePB
Websitepd.government.bg

Plovdiv Province is a province in Bulgaria. The capital city is Plovdiv.

The Central Balkan National Park is in the province.

Municipalities[change | change source]

Plovdiv Province has 18 municipalities.[3] The following table shows the names of each municipality, the main town or village (towns are shown in bold), and the population of each as of December 2009.

Municipality Pop.[2] Town/Village Pop.[4][5][6][7]
Asenovgrad 65,222 Asenovgrad 51,499
Brezovo 7,943 Brezovo 1,886
Hisarya 13,113 Hisarya 7,410
Kaloyanovo 12,402 Kaloyanovo 2,417
Karlovo 54,925 Karlovo 25,149
Krichim 8,590 Krichim 8,590
Kuklen 6,540 Kuklen 5,896
Laki 3,387 Laki 2,491
Maritsa (Plovdiv rural) 31,447 Plovdiv see below
Perushtitsa 5,194 Perushtitsa 5,194
Plovdiv (city) 348,465 Plovdiv 348,465
Parvomay 27,813 Parvomay 13,984
Rakovski 26,683 Rakovski 15,265
Rodopi (Plovdiv rural) 32,286 Plovdiv see above
Sadovo 15,714 Sadovo 2,507
Sopot 10,354 Sopot 9,299
Stamboliyski 20,879 Stamboliyski 11,721
Saedinenie 11,193 Saedinenie 6,050

References[change | change source]

  1. Bulgarian Provinces area and population 1999 — National Center for Regional Development — page 90-91 Archived January 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  2. 2.0 2.1 WebDesign Ltd. www.webdesign-bg.eu. "Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009". Nsi.bg. Retrieved 2012-06-08.
  3. Oblast Haskovo -official website Archived June 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  4. WebDesign Ltd. www.webdesign-bg.eu. "Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009". Nsi.bg. Retrieved 2012-06-08.
  5. "Cities of Bulgaria". Pop-stat.mashke.org. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-06-08.
  6. "Bulgarian Settlements less than 1000 inhabitants – December 2009". Bulgarian National Statistical Institute. 2009-12-31. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  7. "Bulgarian Settlements 1000–5000 inhabitants – December 2009". Bulgarian National Statistical Institute. 2009-12-31. Retrieved 2012-06-08.