Lyaskovets Municipality

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Lyaskovets Municipality
Община Лясковец
Lyaskovets Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Lyaskovets Municipality within Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo Province.
Coordinates: 43°6′N 25°45′E / 43.100°N 25.750°E / 43.100; 25.750Coordinates: 43°6′N 25°45′E / 43.100°N 25.750°E / 43.100; 25.750
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Veliko Tarnovo
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Lyaskovets
 • Total 117.54 km2 (45.38 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 13,677
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lyaskovets Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Лясковец) is a 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 Lyaskovets.

The municipality embraces a territory of 117.54 km² with a population of 13,677 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

The main road E772 crosses the area centrally, connecting the province centre of Veliko Tarnovo with the city of Targovishte and the eastern operating part of Hemus motorway.


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

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Lyaskovets Лясковец 8,277
Dobri Dyal Добри дял 1,168
Dragizhevo Драгижево 800
Dzhulunitsa Джулюница 1,900
Kozarevets Козаревец 915
Merdanya Мерданя 617
Total 13,677


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

Lyaskovets Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 19,454 18,326 17,479 15,570 14,282 13,915 13,677 ...
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „“,[7]

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