Kardzhali Province

Kardzhali Province

Infobox Province of Bulgaria
Cyrillic = Област Кърджали

Capital = Kardzhali
Municipalities = Ardino, Chernoochene, Dzhebel, Kirkovo, Krumovgrad, Momchilgrad
Area = 3.209 km²
Population = 164.019
LicensePlate = K

Kardzhali ( _bg. Кърджалийска област; _tr. Kırcaali İli) is a province of southern Bulgaria, neighbouring Greece with the Greek prefectures of Xanthi and Rodhopi to the south and east. Kardzhali Province area is 3209.1 km²


Its main city is Kardzhali, and other municipalities are:
*Ardino ( _tr. Eğridere) (Meaning "Oblique River")
*Chernoochene ( _tr. Karagözler) (Meaning "Black Eyes")


The population data and figures are of December 15, 2004

*Abramovo (pop: 94)
*Ahrisko (pop: 127, elev: 680 m, postal code: 6761)


According to the 2001, the population of the province numbered 164,019 people, including: [http://www.nsi.bg/Census/Ethnos.htm]
*Turks = 101,116 (61.6 per cent)
*Bulgarians = 55,939 (34.1 per cent)
*Roma = 1,264 (0.8 per cent)
*others = 5,700 (3.5 per cent)

ee also

*Provinces of Bulgaria

Provinces of Bulgaria

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