Suhindol Municipality

Suhindol Municipality
Община Сухиндол

Suhindol Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Coordinates: 43°10′N 25°11′E / 43.167°N 25.183°E / 43.167; 25.183Coordinates: 43°10′N 25°11′E / 43.167°N 25.183°E / 43.167; 25.183
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Veliko Tarnovo
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Suhindol
  Total 157.55 km2 (60.83 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
  Total 3,046
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Suhindol Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Сухиндол) is a small municipality (obshtina) in Veliko Tarnovo Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located in the transition between the Danubian Plain and the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Suhindol.

The municipality embraces a territory of 157.55 km² with a population of 3,046 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The Hemus motorway is planned to cross the area connecting the capital city of Sofia with the port of Varna on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.


Veliko Tarnovo
Gorna Oryahovitsa
Polski Trambesh
Suhindol Municipality within Veliko Tarnovo Province

Suhindol Municipality includes the following 6 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Suhindol Сухиндол 2,146
Byala Reka Бяла река 252
Gorsko Kalugerovo Горско Калугерово 171
Gorsko Kosovo Горско Косово 166
Koevtsi Коевци 194
Krasno Gradishte Красно градище 117
Total 3,046


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

Suhindol Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 5,470 4,222 3,912 3,630 3,332 3,178 3,046 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „“,[7]

See also


  1. 1 2 (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  2. (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  3. (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  4. (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  5. National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  6. „“
  7. "Population of Bulgarian divisions". 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
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