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Coordinates: 43°35′N 28°0′E / 43.583°N 28.000°E / 43.583; 28.000

Dobrich
Dobrich
Province Област Добрич

Province

Location of Dobrich
Dobrich
Province in Bulgaria

Country Bulgaria

Capital Dobrich

Municipalities 8

Government

 • Governor Zhelyazko Zhelyazkov

Area[1]

 • Total 4,719.71 km2 (1,822.29 sq mi)

Elevation 172 m (564 ft)

Population
Population
(February 2011)[2]

 • Total 186,016

 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)

Time zone EET (UTC+2)

 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

License plate TX

Website dobrich.government.bg

Dobrich
Dobrich
Province (Bulgarian: Област Добрич, Oblast Dobrich, former name Dobrich
Dobrich
okrug) is a province in northeastern Bulgaria, part of Southern Dobruja
Southern Dobruja
geographical region. It is divided into 8 municipalities. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 186,016.[3][4][2]

Contents

1 Municipalities 2 Population

2.1 Ethnic groups 2.2 Religion

3 Towns and villages

3.1 Balchik
Balchik
municipality 3.2 Dobrich
Dobrich
municipality (city) 3.3 Dobrichka municipality (rural) 3.4 General Toshevo
General Toshevo
municipality 3.5 Kavarna
Kavarna
municipality 3.6 Krushari
Krushari
municipality 3.7 Shabla
Shabla
municipality 3.8 Tervel
Tervel
municipality

4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Municipalities[edit]

Dobrich • Balchik • Kavarna • Shabla • Tervel • Krushari • General Toshevo Dobrichka Municipalities within Dobrich
Dobrich
Province with their administrative centres

The Dobrich
Dobrich
province (oбласт, oblast) contains eight municipalities (singular: Bulgarian: oбщина, translit. obshtina - plural: oбщини, obshtini). The following table shows the names of each municipality in English and Cyrillic, the main town (in bold) or village, and the population of each in December 2009.

Municipality Cyrillic Pop.[3][4][2] Town/Village Pop.[4][5][6]

Balchik Балчик 21,832 Balchik 12,196

Dobrich
Dobrich
(city) Добрич-Град 92,672 Dobrich 92,672

Dobrichka (rural) Добричка 24,292 Dobrich (above)

General Toshevo Генерал Тошево 16,714 General Toshevo 7,130

Kavarna Каварна 15,861 Kavarna 11,397

Krushari Крушари 5,296 Krushari 1,619

Shabla Шабла 5,580 Shabla 3,586

Tervel Тервел 17,458 Tervel 6,667

Population[edit] The Dobrich
Dobrich
province had a population of 215,232 (215,217 also given) according to a 2001 census, of which 7001493000000000000♠49.3% were male and 7001507000000000000♠50.7% were female.[7] At the end of 2009, the population of the province, announced by the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, numbered 199,705[3] of which 7001238000000000000♠23.8% are inhabitants aged over 60 years.[8] The following table represents the change of the population in the province after World War II:

Dobrich
Dobrich
Province

Year 1946 1956 1965 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011

Population 202,443 227,425 236,817 251,072 257,341 232,780 215,217 206,217 203,938 199,705 189 677

Sources: National Statistical Institute,[3] „ Census
Census
2001“,[4] „ Census
Census
2011“,[2] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,??

Ethnic groups[edit]

Ethnic groups in Dobrich
Dobrich
Province (2011 census)

Ethnic group

Percentage

Bulgarians

75.4%

Turks

13.5%

Roma

8.8%

others and indefinable

2.3%

Total population (2011 census): 189 677 Ethnic groups (2011 census):[9] Identified themselves: 173 899 persons:

Bulgarians: 131 114 (75.40%) Turks: 23 484 (13.50%) Roma: 15 323 (8.81%) Others and indefinable: 3 978 (2.29%)

A further 15,000 persons in Dobrich
Dobrich
Province did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census. Religion[edit] Religious adherence in the province according to 2001 census:[10]

Census
Census
2001

religious adherence population %

Orthodox Christians 163,091 75.78%

Muslims 44,277 20.57%

Roman Catholics 322 0.15%

Protestants 241 0.11%

Other 835 0.39%

Religion not mentioned 6,451 3.00%

total 215,217 100%

Towns and villages[edit] The place names in bold have the status of town (in Bulgarian: град, transliterated as grad). Other localities have the status of village (in Bulgarian: село, transliterated as selo). Balchik
Balchik
municipality[edit] Albena
Albena
Balchik
Balchik
Bezvoditsa
Bezvoditsa
Bobovets
Bobovets
Bryastovo Dabrava Dropla Gurkovo, Hrabrovo Karvuna Kranevo
Kranevo
Kremena Lyahovo Obrochishte
Obrochishte
Prespa Rogachevo Senokos
Senokos
Sokolovo Strajitsa
Strajitsa
Trigortsi
Trigortsi
Tsarichino
Tsarichino
Tsurkva Tuzlata Zmeevo Dobrich
Dobrich
municipality (city)[edit] Dobrich Dobrichka municipality (rural)[edit] Altsek Batovo Bdintsi
Bdintsi
Benkovski Bogdan Bojurovo Branishte Cherna Debrene Dobrevo
Dobrevo
Dolina Donchevo
Donchevo
Draganovo Dryanovets Enevo Feldfebel Denkovo
Feldfebel Denkovo
General Kolevo Geshanovo
Geshanovo
Hitovo
Hitovo
Jitnitsa Kamen Kamen Bryag
Kamen Bryag
Karapelit
Karapelit
Kotlentsi
Kotlentsi
Kozloduytsi
Kozloduytsi
Kragulevo
Kragulevo
Lomnitsa Lovchantsi
Lovchantsi
Lyaskovo Malka Smolnitsa
Smolnitsa
Medovo Metodievo Miladinovtsi Novo Botevo
Novo Botevo
Odrintsi Odurtsi Opanets
Opanets
Orlova mogila
Orlova mogila
Ovcharovo Paskalevo
Paskalevo
Pchelino Pchelnik Plachidol Pobeda Podslon Polkovnik Ivanovo
Polkovnik Ivanovo
Polkovnik Minkovo
Polkovnik Minkovo
Polkovnik Sveshtarovo
Polkovnik Sveshtarovo
Popgrigorovo
Popgrigorovo
Prilep Primortsi
Primortsi
Rosenovo Samuilovo Slaveevo Sliventsi
Sliventsi
Smolnitsa
Smolnitsa
Sokolnik Stefan Karadja Stefanovo Stojer Svoboda Tsarevets Tyanevo Vedrina
Vedrina
Vladimirovo Vodnyantsi Vrachantsi
Vrachantsi
Vratarite Zlatia General Toshevo
General Toshevo
municipality[edit] Aleksandar Stamboliyski
Aleksandar Stamboliyski
Balkantsi Bejanovo Chernookovo Dabovik General Toshevo
General Toshevo
Goritsa Gradini
Gradini
Izvorovo Jiten Kalina Kardam Konare Kraishte Krasen Kupinovo Loznitsa
Loznitsa
Lyulyakovo Malina Ograjden Pchelarovo Petleshkovo
Petleshkovo
Pisarovo Plenimir
Plenimir
Preselentsi
Preselentsi
Prisad Ravnets Rogozina Rosen Rositsa Sirakovo Snop
Snop
Snyagovo Spasovo Sredina
Sredina
Surnino Uzovo Vasilevo Velikovo Vichovo
Vichovo
Yovkovo
Yovkovo
Zograf Kavarna
Kavarna
municipality[edit] Belgun Bilo Bojurets Bulgarevo Chelopechene
Chelopechene
Hadji Dimitar
Hadji Dimitar
Irechek Kamen bryag Kavarna
Kavarna
Krupen
Krupen
Mogilishte
Mogilishte
Neykovo
Neykovo
Poruchik Chunchevo
Poruchik Chunchevo
Rakovski Seltse Septemvriytsi Sveti Nikola Topola Travnik Vidno
Vidno
Vranino Krushari
Krushari
municipality[edit] Abrit Aleksandria Bistrets Dobrin Efreytor Bakalovo Gaber Kapitan Dimitrovo Koriten Krushari
Krushari
Lozenets Ognyanovo Polkovnik Dyakovo Poruchik Kurdjievo
Poruchik Kurdjievo
Severnyak Severtsi Telerig Zagortsi Zementsi Zimnitsa Shabla
Shabla
municipality[edit] Bojanovo Chernomortsi
Chernomortsi
Durankulak
Durankulak
Ezerets Gorichane
Gorichane
Gorun
Gorun
Granichar Krapets Prolez
Prolez
Shabla
Shabla
Smin
Smin
Staevtsi
Staevtsi
Tvarditsa Tyulenovo
Tyulenovo
Vaklino
Vaklino
Zahari Stoyanovo Tervel
Tervel
municipality[edit] Angelariy Balik Bezmer Bojan Bonevo Brestnitsa Chestimensko Glavantsi Gradnitsa Guslar Jeglartsi Kableshkovo Kladentsi Kochmar Kolartsi Mali izvor Nova Kamena Onogur Orlyak Polkovnik Savovo Popgruevo Profesor Zlatarski Surnets Tervel
Tervel
Voynikovo Zurnevo See also[edit]

Provinces of Bulgaria Municipalities of Bulgaria List of cities and towns in Bulgaria List of villages in Dobrich
Dobrich
Province

References[edit]

^ (in English) Bulgarian Provinces area and population 1999 — National Center for Regional Development — page 90-91 Archived January 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. ^ a b c d „pop-stat.mashke.org“ ^ a b c d (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. ^ a b c d (in English) „WorldCityPopulation“ ^ (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. ^ „pop-stat.mashke.org“ ^ (in Bulgarian) Population
Population
to 01.03.2001 by Area and Sex from Bulgarian National Statistical Institute: Census
Census
2001 ^ (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Population by age in 2009 Archived 2010-11-13 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Population
Population
by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute Archived 2013-04-05 at WebCite (in Bulgarian) ^ (in Bulgarian) Religious adherence in Bulgaria
Bulgaria
- census 2001

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