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Bulgarians in Lithuania

Bulgarians in Lithuania
Total population
171[1]
Regions with significant populations
Vilnius, Klaipėda
Languages
Bulgarian language, Lithuanian language
Religion
Orthodox
Related ethnic groups
Bulgarian diaspora
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Bulgarians in Lithuania refers to ethnic Bulgarians living in Lithuania. It is a very small minority; according to the 2001 Census, only 171 people identified themselves as Bulgarians.[2] The number has decreased since 1989, when Soviet 1989 census identified 237 Bulgarians in Lithuania.[3]

The Bulgarians live mainly in Vilnius (75) and Klaipėda (30).

In 1999 ethnic Bulgarians in Lithuania established their community Madara.

See also

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ ArmenianDiaspora website
  3. ^ Демоскоп Weekly - Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года.Национальный состав населения по республикам СССР

External links

  • An internet blog about Lithuanian Bulgarian community (in Lithuanian)


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