Rakitovo

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Ongoing
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Kostadin Holyanov
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Angel Kozhuharov - Deputy mayor
Facilitators: 
Yuksel Yasharov and Daniela Mihaylova
Total population: 
16 368
Source: 
Administration of Rakitovo municipality
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 373
Description of the Municipality: 

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Rakitovo Municipality is located in Pazardzhik Province, in South East Bulgaria. The municipality consists of three settlements: two towns and one village: Rakitovo, Kostandovo and Dorkovo. 

The unofficial number of Roma living in Rakitovo is around 4 000. Roma are located in three neighbourhoods in Rakitovo municipality:  in the towns of Rakitovo and Kostandovo and in the village of Dorkovo.  They are both Bulgarian and Romani speakers. 

 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT started in March 2020 with the signature of the Letter of agreement.

Timeline Points

19 Mar 2020
Step 1- Becoming Committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
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