Azerbaijan registers 39 religious communities in 2018

Thu 02 August 2018 17:10 GMT | 17:10 Local Time

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The State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations of Azerbaijan registered 26 religious communities in July, the committee said in a message Aug. 2.

Since the beginning of the state re-registration of religious organizations (September 1, 2009), 835 religious communities have been registered in Azerbaijan, AzVision reports.

Of this, 804 are Islamic and 31 are non-Islamic (20 Christian, 8 Jewish, 2 Bahaii, and 1 Krishna) communities.

In 2018, 39 religious communities have been registered, 13 of which were registered in April and 26 in July.

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