Bansko Municipality

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Bansko Municipality

Община Банско
Municipality (Obshtina)
Coat of arms of Bansko Municipality
Coat of arms
Location in Blagoevgrad province Location on map of Bulgaria
Location in Blagoevgrad province
Location on map of Bulgaria
Bansko Municipality Bulgaria map.png
Coordinates: 41°50′N 23°29′E / 41.833°N 23.483°E / 41.833; 23.483Coordinates: 41°50′N 23°29′E / 41.833°N 23.483°E / 41.833; 23.483
CountryBulgaria
Province (Oblast)Blagoevgrad
SeatBansko
Area
 • Total475.88 km2 (183.74 sq mi)
Elevation
871 m (2,858 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total13,088
 • Density28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
2770
Area code(s)07443
Websitewww.bansko.bg/en

Bansko Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Банско, romanizedObshtina Bansko) is situated in southwestern Bulgaria and is one of the municipalities of Blagoevgrad Province.

Settlements[edit]

Town/Village Area (km²) Population
Bansko (Банско) 148.280 8,911
Dobrinishte (Добринище) 80.356 2,843
Filipovo (Филипово) 15.157 597
Gostun (Гостун) 52.425 75
Kremen (Кремен) 61.869 299
Mesta (Места) 16.259 274
Obidim (Обидим) 64.962 142
Osenovo (Осеново) 52.832 114
Total 492.14 13,255

Demographics[edit]

Religion[edit]

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 Bansko Municipality [1]
Orthodox Christianity
89.97%
Islam
4.47%
Protestantism
1.83%
Catholicism
0.18%
No religion
1.00%
Prefer not to answer and indefinable
2.55%

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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