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Yakoruda Municipality is a municipality in Blagoevgrad Province in southwestern Bulgaria.

Yakoruda Municipality

Община Якоруда
Location in Blagoevgrad province Location on map of Bulgaria
Location in Blagoevgrad province
Location on map of Bulgaria
Yakoruda Municipality Bulgaria map.png
CountryBulgaria
Province (Oblast)Blagoevgrad
Area
 • Total339.28 km2 (131.00 sq mi)
Population
 • Total10,284
 • Density30/km2 (79/sq mi)

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DemographicsEdit

Of all the people who answered the question on their religion, 77% declared Muslim. Most of those Muslims are the so-called Pomaks, or Bulgarian Muslims but they tend to declare themselves as Turkish people.

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 Yakoruda Municipality [1]
Orthodox Christianity
18.1%
Catholicism
0.1%
Protestantism
0.2%
Islam
76.9%
No religion
0.4%
Prefer not to answer, others and indefinable
4.3%

ReferencesEdit

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

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