Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 11
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
As a result of state re-registration, conducted after September 1, 2009, 793 religious structures were registered in Azerbaijan, the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations said.
According to the Committee, 765 of them are Islamic, 28 - non-Islamic religious structures.
Ten religious institutions have been registered since the beginning of registration of state religious educational institutions (colleges) in 2017.
There are 2,250 mosques in Azerbaijan, 136 of which are in Baku. Meanwhile, there are 14 churches and seven synagogues in the country.
There are 748 active temples in the country, 25 of which are in Baku and Absheron peninsula.