Andorra Cultural Groups

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Religious Groups in Andorra[edit | edit source]

A Muslim community is primarily made up of North African immigrants. There is a small community of Hindus and Bahá'ís, and roughly 100 Jews live in Andorra.

Jews in Andorra[edit | edit source]

There are between 100 and 150 Jews in Andorra. Most are descended from Sephardic Jews from Morocco. In 2000, the Jewish community opened and consecrated a synagogue and a cultural center. Wikipedia]

Muslims in Andorra[edit | edit source]

According to the US Religious Freedom Report of 2006 there are about 2000 North Africans, mostly Morrocan, currently living in Andorra (out of 72,000) and they are the largest Muslim group in the country. 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. 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.Wikipedia

Islam Organizations[edit | edit source]

Phone: 00376-865187

Phone: 00376357277