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There are a few hundred churches in Ohrid.The majority (64.7%) of the population belongs to the Macedonian Orthodox Church (which declared autocephaly in 1968, that is still not recognised by the Serbian and other Eastern Orthodox Churches, although the Archbishop's Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church, with Decision No. 06/1959, has recognised the autonomy of the Macedonian Orthodox Church[46] Muslims comprise 33.3% of the population and other Christian denominations comprise 0.37%. The remainder (1.63%) is recorded as "unspecified" in the 2002 national census.[47] Most of the native Albanians, Turks and Bosniaks are Muslims, as are a minority of the country's ethnic Macedonian population, known as Macedonian Muslims. Altogether, there are more than 1200 churches and 400 mosques in the country. The Orthodox and Islamic religious communities have secondary religion schools in Skopje. There is an Orthodox theological college in the capital. Macedonia has the largest proportion of Muslims of any country in Europe after Turkey, Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina.


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  • Copyright: KIRIL SVRAKOV (KSVRAKOV) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 40] (304)
  • Genre: Ludzie
  • Medium: Kolorowe
  • Date Taken: 2008-08-26
  • Categories: Życie codzienne
  • Naświetlenie: f/8, 1/200 sekund
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  • Date Submitted: 2008-10-30 16:39
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