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Pernik Province

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Country  Bulgaria
License plate  PK
Municipalities  6
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Capital  Pernik
Pernik Province

University  European Polytechnical University
Clubs and Teams  PFC Minyor Pernik, Metallurg Pernik
Points of interest  Cherni Vrah, Vitosha, Zemen Monastery, Museum of Mining, Regional History Museum
Destinations  Tran, Pernik, Zemen, Breznik, Kladnitsa

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Pernik Province is a province in western Bulgaria, neighbouring Serbia. Its main city is Pernik, and other municipalities are Breznik, Kovachevtsi, Radomir, Tran, and Zemen.


Map of Pernik, Bulgaria


Pernik province had a population of 133,750 according to the 2011 census, of which 7001489000000000000♠48.9% were male and 7001511000000000000♠51.1% were female.

The following table represents the change of the population in the province after World War II:

Ethnic groups

Total population (2011 census): 133 530

Ethnic groups (2011 census): Identified themselves: 125 422 persons:

  • Bulgarians: 120 929 (96,42%)
  • Roma: 3 560 (2,84%)
  • Others and indefinable: 933 (0,74%)
  • Ethnic groups in the province according to 2001 census:

  • Bulgarians: 145 642 (7001972000000000000♠97.2%),
  • Roma (Gypsy): 3 035 (7000200000000000000♠2%)
  • Others and indefinable: 1155 (6999800000000000000♠0.8%).
  • Religion

    Religious adherence in the province according to 2001 census:


    Industry is of vital importance for the economy of the province. Pernik is the major manufacturing centre, one of the largest in the country with the "Stomana" steel complex; heavy machinery (mining and industrial equipment); building materials and textiles being the most important. There is an enormous plant for heavy machinery in Radomir which produces excavators and industrial equipment, but is currently not working at full capacity.


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