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Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality

Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality
Община Горна Оряховица

Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.

Coordinates: 43°9′N 25°42′E / 43.150°N 25.700°E / 43.150; 25.700Coordinates: 43°9′N 25°42′E / 43.150°N 25.700°E / 43.150; 25.700

Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Veliko Tarnovo
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Gorna Oryahovitsa
 • Total 318 km2 (123 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 48,695
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Горна Оряховица) is a municipality (obshtina) in Veliko Tarnovo Province, central-north Bulgaria. It covers an area of 318 km² with a total population of 48,695 people (as of 2009-12-31).[1] The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Gorna Oryahovitsa, which is situated at the foot of Arbanashka Mountain, along the Yantra River.


The municipality has 14 settlements (2 towns and 12 villages).

Note: 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). The names of localities are transliterated in Latin alphabet,[2][3] followed in parentheses by the original name in Bulgarian Cyrillic (which links to the corresponding Bulgarian World Heritage Encyclopedia article).

Town/Village Cyrillic script Population[4][5][6]
(December 2009)
Dolna Oryahovitsa Долна Оряховица 3,027
Draganovo Драганово 2,730
Gorna Oryahovitsa Горна Оряховица 32,436
Gorski Dolen Trambesh Горски Долен Тръмбеш 381
Gorski Goren Trambesh Горски Горен Тръмбеш 202
Krusheto Крушето 947
Paisiy Паисий 197
Parvomaytsi Първомайци 2,829
Pisarevo Писарево 1,079
Polikraishte Поликрайще 2,029
Pravda Правда 637
Strelets Стрелец 379
Varbitsa Върбица 1,186
Yantra Янтра 636
Total 48,695


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

See also


External links

  • Official website (Bulgarian)
  • Informational portal for municipality of Gorna Oryahovitsa (Bulgarian)(Bulgarian)
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