The city is located in the rhodope mountains at an altitude smolyan muslim mosque in bulgaria smolyan - the regional center in bulgaria smolyan - the regional center in bulgaria the city is located in the rhodope mountains at an altitude of 1000 meters above bulgaria. Muslims comprise the largest minority, estimated at 13 percent other minorities include catholics, protestants, jews, gregorian-armenian christians, and others among the ethnic-turkish minority, islam is the predominant religion. Traditional woollen apron from pomak villages (bulgarian muslim) of the smolyan province in the rhodopes mountains (south bulgaria) more specifically from: satovcha, dospat and devin ca 1925-1950.
The pomaks in bulgaria are referred to as bulgarian muslims, and under the locally used names ahryani, pogantsi, poturani, poturnatsi, eruli, charaklii and they mainly inhabit the rhodope mountains in smolyan province, kardzhali province, pazardzhik province and blagoevgrad province. The smolyan regional historical museum founded in 1935 is situated up behind the civic centre it has exhibits including palaeolithic artefacts and thracian armour and weaponry it has exhibits including palaeolithic artefacts and thracian armour and weaponry. Smolyan shares a border with greece and is mostly populated by bulgarian muslims winter sports enthusiasts come to the rhodope mountains, and the modern ski resorts of pamprovo and chepelare the mineral springs in devin and beden are also quite popular.
Smolyan province (bulgarian: област смолян, oblast smolyan former name smolyan okrug) is a province in southern-central bulgaria, located in the rhodope mountains, neighbouring greece to the south. Bulgaria share bureau of democracy, human rights, and labor law enforcement and security forces raided the homes of imams and offices in the regions of smolyan, pazardzhik, and blagoevgrad the muslim community continued to report numerous cases of mosque desecration for example, on august 23, vandals broke the windows on the front. The muslim community is the biggest religious minority in bulgaria adherents of islam in bulgaria include the turkish bulgarians, the pomaks, and a small population of romas most of bulgaria’s muslims live in the razgrad, kardzhali, and smolyan provinces. Languages: bulgarian, turkish, roma religions: bulgarian orthodox 826%, muslim 122%, other christian 12%, other 4% (2001 census) united nations member since: 1955-12-14 olympic achievements. Bulgarian national radio reported popova as saying that she had not been talking about the muslim community in bulgaria, but only the accused in the trial from the towns of pazardzhik, smolyan and blagoevgrad.
Smolyan's best 100% free muslim dating site meet thousands of single muslims in smolyan with mingle2's free muslim personal ads and chat rooms our network of muslim men and women in smolyan is the perfect place to make muslim friends or find a muslim boyfriend or girlfriend in smolyan join the hundreds of single izmir muslims already online finding love and friendship with single muslims in. Smolyan, bulgaria (reuters) - like most bulgarians, salikh kutsov hopes joining the european union will bring prosperity to his town but the muslim carpenter wonders if his future wife would be. Smolyan province (bulgarian: област смолян - oblast smolyan, former name smolyan okrug) is a province in southern-central bulgaria, located in the rhodope mountains, neighbouring greece to the south unlike kardzhali province where the majority of the muslim population is turkish,. Bulgarian muslims live mostly in the rhodopes – smolyan province, the southern part of the pazardzhik and kardzhali provinces and the eastern part of the blagoevgrad province in southern bulgaria they also live in a group of villages in the lovech province in northern bulgaria. Sprawling smolyan is the southern rodopi mountains’ administrative centre, and a convenient base for hikers steep and forested mountains rise abruptly on its southern flank, lending a lovely backdrop to a town that’s otherwise time-worn and gritty.
Smolyan oblast (province) (bulgarian: област смолян - oblast smolyan, former name smolyan okrug) is an oblast in southern-central bulgaria, located in the rhodope mountains, neighbouring greece to the south it is named after its administrative and industrial centre - the city of smolyan the. He is actively involved in proselytizing among muslim turks and pomaks in ivaylovgrad, krumovgrad, egrek, avren and kirkovo towns and villages of kardzhali province and nedelino, zlatograd and startsevo towns of smolyan city. The highest one - smolyan, rises on the place of the ezerovo village, among the smolyan lakes during the period of ottoman rule, the locals were forced to accept the muslim faith, xvii century its inhibitors rendered a strong resistance. Zlatograd is the most southern bulgarian town, situated in the picturesque valley of varbitsa river, 60 km from smolyan and only 5 km north from the greek border.
Islam in bulgaria written and photographed by stephen lewis bulgaria, a country of rich farm lands, spectacular mountain ranges, and a meandering coast of crowded resorts and deserted beaches, is both the cradle of balkan islam and the homeland of slavic christianity. Donation box robbed in a smolyan mosque sofia, bulgaria - the donation box of a mosque in the bulgarian town of smolyan was broken into and emptied by an unknown assailant the camera feed on the site shows the perpetrator to be a young male.
Smolyan waterfall is 20 meters high and is in the immediate surroundings southwest of the town 27 km south of smolyan, in the valley of arda river, is the village of mogilitsa it has beautiful renaissance style houses, but the most interesting building is that of the agushev's konak, built in 1843. Smolyan-bulgaria prayertimes or worldwide muslim prayer times or islamic prayer time using city search and giving result with location map user can change the method of calculation,summer timming,shafi,hanafi,hambali,maliki etc the hijiri calender is shown with respect to date selected. Smolyan (bulgarian: currently the religion of the vast majority is the eastern orthodox christianity, the rest are mostly the muslim minority culture and sports due to its suitable location on top of mount rozhen, the bulgarian national astronomical observatory is located nearby,. Smolyan's best 100% free muslim dating site meet thousands of single muslims in smolyan with mingle2's free muslim personal ads and chat rooms our network of muslim men and women in smolyan is the perfect place to make muslim friends or find a muslim boyfriend or girlfriend in smolyan join the hundreds of single constanta muslims already.