Location of Burgas Province in Bulgaria
|• Governor||Konstantin Grebenarov|
|• Total||7,748.07 km2 (2,991.55 sq mi)|
|Elevation||84 m (276 ft)|
|Population (February 2011)|
|• Density||53/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
AA (since 2008)
Burgas Province (Bulgarian: Област Бургас - Oblast Burgas, former name Burgas okrug) is a province in southeastern Bulgaria, including southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. It is bounded on the south by Turkey. The province is named after its administrative and industrial centre - the city of Burgas - the fourth biggest town in the country. It is the largest province by area, embracing a territory of 7,748.1 km² that is divided into 13 municipalities with a total population, as of December 2009, of 422,319 inhabitants.
The Burgas province (oбласт, oblast) contains 13 municipalities (singular: oбщина, obshtina - plural: oбщини, obshtini). The following table shows the names of each municipality in English and Cyrillic, the main town or village (towns are shown in bold), and the population of each as of 2009.
|Malko Tarnovo||Малко Търново||3,807||Malko Tarnovo||2,449|
The Burgas province had a population of 423,608 (423,547 also given) according to a 2001 census, of which 49% were male and 51% were female. As of the end of 2009, the population of the province, announced by the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, numbered 422,319 of which 21.8% are inhabitants aged over 60 years.
The following table represents the change of the population in the province after World War II:
- Bulgarians: 298 128 (80,46%)
- Turks: 49 354 (13,32%)
- Gypsies: 18 424 (4,97%)
- Others and indefinable: 4 638 (1,25%)
A further 45,000 persons in Burgas Province did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census.
- Bulgarians: 338 625
- Turks: 58 636
- Gypsies: 19 439
- Russians: 1 107
- Armenians: 904
- Vlachs: 623
- Ukrainians: 185
- Greeks: 125
|Religion not mentioned||14,598||3.45%|
Towns and villages
Asparuhovo, Cherkovo, Detelina, Devetak, Devetintsi, Dobrinovo, Dragantsi, Dragovo, Ekzarh Antimovo, Glumche, Hadzhiite, Iskra, Karnobat, Klikach, Kozare, Krumovo gradishte, Krushovo, Madrino, Nevestino, Ognen, Raklitsa, San-Stefano, Sigmen, Sokolovo, Sarnevo, Smolnik, Tserkovski, Venets, Zheleznik, Zhitosvyat, Zimen
Malko Tarnovo Municipality
Bilka, Cheresha, Dobra polyana, Dobromir, Dropla, Daskotna, Dyulya, Kamenyak, Karavelyovo, Listets, Lyulyakovo, Pripek, Mrezhichko, Podgorets, Preobrazhentsi, Planinitsa, Prosenik, Rechitsa, Razboyna, Razhitsa, Rozhden, Rudina, Ruen, Rupcha, Shivarovo, Skalak, Snezha, Snyagovo, Sokolets, Sredna mahala, Struya, Sini rid, Topchiysko, Tranak, Vishna, Vresovo, Yabalchevo, Yasenovo, Zaimchevo, Zaychar, Zvezda
Belevren, Belila, Bistrets, Bogdanovo, Debelt, Dolno Yabalkovo, Draka, Drachevo, Dyulevo, Fakiya, Golyamo Bukovo, Gorno Yabalkovo, Granitets, Granichar, Sredets, Kirovo, Kubadin, Momina tsarkva, Malina, Orlintsi, Prohod, Panchevo, Radoynovo, Rosenovo, Svetlina, Sinyo kamene, Slivovo, Suhodol, Trakiytsi, Varovnik, Zagortsi, Zornitsa,
Balabanchevo, Beronovo, Bosilkovo, Chernitsa, Chubra, Dabovitsa Gorovo, Esen, Grozden, Kamensko, Kamchiya, Klimash, Kosten, Lozarevo, Lozitsa, Manolich, Pchelin, Podvis, Prilep, Sadovo, Skala, Slavyantsi, Sungurlare, Terziysko, Valchin, Vedrovo, Velislav, Vezenkovo, Zavet
- Provinces of Bulgaria
- Municipalities of Bulgaria
- List of cities and towns in Bulgaria
- List of villages in Burgas Province
- Bulgarian Provinces area and population 1999 — National Center for Regional Development — page 90-91
- Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- Bulgarian National Statistical Institute – Bulgarian Settlements 1000–5000 inhabitants – December 2009
- (Bulgarian) Population to 01.03.2001 by Area and Sex from Bulgarian National Statistical Institute: Census 2001
- Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Population by age in 2009
- (Bulgarian) Population on 01.02.2011 by provinces, municipalities, settlements and age; National Statistical Institute Archived September 8, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
- Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute Archived April 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. (Bulgarian)
- (Bulgarian) Population to 01.03.2001 by District and Ethnic Group from Bulgarian National Statistical Institute: Census 2001
- (Bulgarian) Religious adherence in Bulgaria - census 2001
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Burgas Province (former District).|
- Burgas Municipality official website
- Burgas Province - Municipalities, postal and phone codes, population, maps, hotels
- Port of Burgas
- Region of Burgas
- News from Burgas
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