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Dimitrovgrad (Serbian: Dimitrovgrad or Димитровград, Bulgarian: Цариброд, transliterated as Caribrod, Tzaribrod or Tsaribrod) is a town and municipality located in the Pirot District of Central Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro. According to 1991 census, the municipality of Dimitrovgrad had a population of 13,488 people. The Serbian language is one of the standard versions of the Å tokavian dialect (former standard was known as Serbo-Croatian language). ... Pirot District Pirotski okrug The Pirot District expands in the south eastern parts of Serbia. ... The term Serbia proper is often used in English to refer to the part of Serbia that lies outside the northern and southern autonomous provinces of Kosovo and Vojvodina. ...

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Demographics

According to the 1991 census, the absolute ethnic majority in the municipality were ethnic Bulgarians, while according to the 2002 census, the municipality was ethnically mixed, with relative Bulgarian ethnic majority.


According to the 2002 census data, the population of the Dimitrovgrad municipality was 11,748 people, and it was composed of:

Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...

History

The Kingdom of Yugoslavia gained the region from Bulgaria following the Treaty of Neuilly, signed on November 27, 1919. Between 1920 and 1941 the population of the region was denied any right to education or church services in Bulgarian and was officially regarded as Serbian by the Yugoslav authorities, including changed Bulgarian names to Serbian. Its interests were protected by the Internal Western Outland Revolutionary Organisation known as Vrtop. The previous governments in Belgrade neglected the area, which led to mass unemployment and low living standards. After the fall of the Slobodan Milošević from power, the inhabitants of Dimitrovgrad have started to organize as a cultural community. The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was a kingdom in the Balkans which existed from the end of World War I until World War II. It occupied an area made up of the present-day states of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, and most of present-day Slovenia... The Treaty of Neuilly, dealing with Bulgaria for its role as one of the Central Powers in World War I, was signed on the November 27, 1919 at Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. ... The Internal Western Outland Revolutionary Organisation ( Вътрешна западнопокрайненска революционна организация), IWORO, was a Bulgarian revolutionary organisation active in the Western Outlands in Serbia between 1921 and 1941. ... Mayor Nenad Bogdanović Area 359. ... Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević (help· info) (Serbian: , pronounced []); (20 August 1941 – 11 March 2006) was President of Serbia and of Yugoslavia. ...


See also

Bosilegrad (Босилеград) is a town and municipality in Pčinja District of Central Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro. ...

External links

  • Official municipality web site
  • The Bulgarian minority cultural community in Dimitrovgrad
  • Report of the United Nations on the situation of the Bulgarian minority in Dimitrovgrad
  • Caribrod's News Group

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Dimitrovgrad, Serbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (251 words)
Dimitrovgrad (Serbian: Dimitrovgrad or Димитровград, Bulgarian: Цариброд, transliterated as Caribrod, Tzaribrod or Tsaribrod) is a town and municipality located in the Pirot District of Central Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro.
According to the 2002 census data, the population of the Dimitrovgrad municipality was 11,748 people, and it was composed of:
After the fall of the Slobodan Milošević from power, the inhabitants of Dimitrovgrad have started to organize as a cultural community.
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