Petrich Municipality

Petrich Municipality is a municipality in Blagoevgrad Province in Southwestern Bulgaria.

Petrich Municipality

Община Петрич
Location in Blagoevgrad province Location on map of Bulgaria
Location in Blagoevgrad province
Location on map of Bulgaria
Petrich Municipality Bulgaria map.png
CountryBulgaria
Province (Oblast)Blagoevgrad
Area
 • Total650.13 km2 (251.02 sq mi)
Population
 • Total54,006
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)

DemographicsEdit

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 Petrich Municipality [1]
Orthodox Christianity
93.90%
Catholicism
0.26%
Protestantism
0.40%
Islam
0.67%
No religion
2.36%
Prefer not to answer, others and indefinable
2.41%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Religious composition of Bulgaria 2011". pop-stat.mashke.org.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Petrich Municipality at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 41°24′54″N 23°14′20″E / 41.4149°N 23.2388°E / 41.4149; 23.2388