Lom Municipality

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Lom Municipality
Община Лом
Lom Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Lom Municipality within Bulgaria and Montana Province.
Coordinates: 43°48′N 23°16′E / 43.800°N 23.267°E / 43.800; 23.267Coordinates: 43°48′N 23°16′E / 43.800°N 23.267°E / 43.800; 23.267
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Montana
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Lom
 • Total 323.89 km2 (125.05 sq mi)
Population (Census February 2011)[1]
 • Total 27,294
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lom Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Лом) is a frontier municipality (obshtina) in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre — the town of Lom which is one of the important Bulgarian river ports. The area borders Romania across the Danube.

The municipality embraces a territory of 323.89 km² with a population of 27,294 inhabitants, as of February 2011.[1]


Lom Municipality includes the following 10 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Lom Лом 24,300
Dobri Dol Добри дол 334
Dolno Linevo Долно Линево 266
Kovachitsa Ковачица 1,255
Orsoya Орсоя 133
Slivata Сливата 225
Staliyska Mahala Сталийска махала 1,369
Stanevo Станево 364
Traykovo Трайково 932
Zamfir Замфир 1,020
Total 30,198


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

Lom Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 43,672 42,950 40,262 35,077 32,135 31,170 30,198 27,294
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[1] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[6]

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