Ruse Province

oblast of Bulgaria

Coordinates: 43°45′N 26°0′E / 43.750°N 26.000°E / 43.750; 26.000

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

Ruse Province
Област Русе
Location of Ruse Province in Bulgaria
Location of Ruse Province in Bulgaria
 • Total2,803.4 km2 (1,082.4 sq mi)
 (February 2011)[2]
 • Total235,252
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
License plateP

The Danube Bridge, one of only two bridges opened over the Danube, is in the province.


The Ruse province has eight municipalities. The following table shows the names of each municipality, the main town (in bold) or village, and the population of each as of December 2009.

Municipality Pop.[2] Town/Village Pop.[3][4]
Borovo 6,699 Borovo 2,330
Byala 14,962 Byala 9,015
Vetovo 13,738 Vetovo 4,777
Dve Mogili 10,341 Dve Mogili 4,342
Ivanovo 10,339 Ivanovo 880
Ruse 175,210 Ruse 156,509
Slivo Pole 11,635 Slivo Pole 3,169
Tsenovo 6,220 Tsenovo 1,673