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Maritsa Municipality (obshtina) is located in the Plovdiv Province, southern Bulgaria on the northern bank of the Maritsa River. It has 30,676 inhabitants and consists only of villages. The municipality has thriving industry with around €400 000 000 invested[1] in the recent years. Its administrative center is Plovdiv but the city is not part of the municipality.

Maritsa Municipality

Община Марица
Country Bulgaria
ProvincePlovdiv Province
Population
 • Total30,676

ReligionEdit

According to the latest Bulgarian census of 2011, the religious composition, among those who answered the optional question on religious identification, was the following:

Religious composition of Maritsa Municipality [2]
Orthodox Christianity
84.4%
Catholicism
0.7%
Protestantism
1.7%
Islam
2.3%
No religion
2.9%
Prefer not to answer, others and indefinable
8.0%

Villages in the Maritsa municipalityEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Инвестициите в Община Марица достигнаха 400 млн. евро[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Religious composition of Bulgaria 2011". pop-stat.mashke.org.

Coordinates: 42°13′02″N 24°47′08″E / 42.217219°N 24.785527°E / 42.217219; 24.785527