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Islam in Andorra

Summary
Andorra is a Christian majority country, with Islam being a minority religion. According to the US Religious Freedom Report of 2006 there are about 2000 North Africans currently living in Andorra (out of a total population of 72,000) and they are the largest Muslim group in the country. Population *Moroccans (515) *Turks (112) *Pakistanis (79) Institutions The Muslim community has an Islamic Cultural Center which provides about 50 students with Arabic lessons. The government and the Muslim community have not yet agreed on a system which would enable the schools to give such lessons. There is no specifically built mosque in Andorra and the government refuses to allocate land for such a project, saying there are not enough low-priced lands. In 2003 the local imam, Mohamed Raguig, petitioned Bishop Joan Martí Alanis asking for either land from the Church in order to build a mosque or for space inside a church to be used as a mosque. History At around 700,
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