Montana Province

oblast of Bulgaria

43°36′N 23°11′E / 43.600°N 23.183°E / 43.600; 23.183

Montana Province
Област Монтана
Location of Montana Province in Bulgaria
Location of Montana Province in Bulgaria
 • Total3,635.5 km2 (1,403.7 sq mi)
 (Census February 2011[1])
 • Total148,098
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
License plateM

Montana Province is a province in northwestern Bulgaria. The capital city is also named Montana.

The province borders Serbia in the southwest and Romania in the north. It is between the Danube river and the Balkan Mountains.

Municipalities change

The Montana province has 11 municipalities. The following table shows the names of each municipality, the main town (in bold) or village, and the population as of 2011.

Municipality Pop.[2][3] Town/Village Pop.[2][4][5]
Berkovitsa 19,587 Berkovitsa 14,124
Boychinovtsi 9,611 Boychinovtsi 1,588
Brusartsi 5,140 Brusartsi 1,277
Chiprovtsi 3,773 Chiprovtsi 1,937
Georgi Damyanovo 2,867 Georgi Damyanovo 494
Lom 31,064 Lom 25,321
Medkovets 4,103 Medkovets 1,866
Montana 57,064 Montana 46,574
Valchedram 9,988 Valchedram 3,748
Varshets 8,424 Varshets 6,439
Yakimovo 4,481 Yakimovo 1,711

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