Pazardzhik Municipality

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Pazardzhik Municipality
Country Bulgaria
ProvincePazardzhik Province
Area
 • Total640 km2 (250 sq mi)

Coordinates: 42°11′21″N 24°19′57″E / 42.18917°N 24.33250°E / 42.18917; 24.33250 Pazardzhik Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Пазарджик) is the second largest municipality in Pazardzhik Province, after Velingrad. It occupies 640 km² or 14,3% of the province. Its territory encompasses the western-most parts of the Upper Thracian Plain and is famous for its fertility.

Demography[edit]

The population of 134,295 lives in 32 settlements which include one town (Pazardzhik) and 31 villages.

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 Pazardzhik Municipality [1]
Orthodox Christianity
83.3%
Catholicism
0.4%
Protestantism
1.7%
Islam
4.2%
No religion
3.8%
Prefer not to answer, others and indefinable
6.6%

References[edit]

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