Municipality of Kirkovo is first-degree local authority, situated in Kardzhali Province (BG425), Southern Central Region of Bulgaria (NUTS 2). The municipality is an administrative-territorial unit that comprise 73 localities. The municipality covers a territory of 538 km² with a population of 22,000 inhabitants, as of December 2009.
The municipal authorities determine and implement their policy for the development of the municipality, resolve problems of local nature related to the economy, environmental protection, healthcare, social, educational, cultural, community and utilities-related activities, spatial planning, etc. Being engaged in various initiatives, the Municipality works to create a viable and sustainable economic environment for business development, entrepreneurial opportunities and excellent quality of life.