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Kyustendil Province (Bulgarie: Област Кюстендил, transliteratit Oblast Kyustendil) is a province in soothwastren Bulgarie, extendin ower an aurie o 3084.3 km² (constitutin 2.7% o the tot territory o the Republic o Bulgarie), an haes a population o 163,889. It borders on the provinces o Sofia, Pernik an Blagoevgrad, while tae the wast, its leemits coincide wi the state borders atween Bulgarie an the Republic o Macedonie, an Bulgarie an Serbie. The admeenistrative centre o the Ceety o Kyustendil.

Kyustendil Province
Област Кюстендил
Province
Location o Kyustendil Province in Bulgarie
Location o Kyustendil Province in Bulgarie
Kintra Bulgarie
Caipital Kyustendil
Municipalities 9
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Lyubomir Anchev
Aurie
 • Total 3,084 km2 (1,191 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 135,664
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
License plate KH
Wabsteid kn.government.bg
The Rila monastery

MunicipalitiesEedit

 
Municipalities in Kyustendil province

The Kyustendil province (област, oblast) contains nine municipalities (singular: община, obshtina - plural: общини, obshtini). The follaein table shows the names o each municipality in Inglis an Cyrillic, the main toun (in bauld) or veelage, an the population as o 2009.

Municipality Cyrillic Pop. Toun/Veelage Pop.
Boboshevo Бобошево 3,016 Boboshevo 1,383
Bobov dol Бобов дол 10,266 Bobov dol 6,664
Dupnitsa Дупница 44,988 Dupnitsa 33,519
Kocherinovo Кочериново 4,506 Kocherinovo 2,190
Kyustendil Кюстендил 60,681 Kyustendil 44,532
Nevestino Невестино 2,738 Nevestino 629
Rila Рила 3,424 Rila 2,937
Sapareva banya Сапарева баня 8,165 Sapareva banya 4,326
Treklyano Трекляно 547 Treklyano 226

DemographicsEedit

Kyustendil province haed a population o 135,664 accordin tae the 2011 census, o which 48.9% wur male an 51.1% wur female.[1][2][3][4]

The follaein table represents the chynge o the population in the province efter Warld War II:

Kyustendil Province
Year 1946 1956 1965 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 199,936 193,571 197,096 198,876 190,714 181,347 162,534 152,714 149,187 145,577 135,664
Soorces: Naitional Stateestical Institute,[1] „Census 2001“,[2] „Census 2011“,[3] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,??

ReleegionEedit

Releegious adherence in the province accordin tae 2001 census:[5]

Census 2001
releegious adherence population %
Orthodox Christians 154 637 95.1%
Muslims 231 0.1%
Roman Catholics 76 0%
Protestants 928 0.6%
Ither 1 013 0.6%
Releegion no mentioned 5 649 3.5%
tot 162 534 100%

LeidEedit

Mither tongues in the province accordin tae 2001 census:[6]

  • 153,242 Bulgarie (94.3%)
  • 7,929 Roma (Gypsy) (4.9%)
  • 1363 others an unspecified (0.8%)

Ethnic groupsEedit

Ethnic groups in the province accordin tae 2001 census:[7]

  • 152,644 Bulgarians (93.9%)
  • 8 294 Roma (Gypsy) (5.1%)
  • 1596 others an unspecified (1%)

See an awEedit

ReferencesEedit