Islam in Guatemala


Islam in Guatemala

The Muslim population of Guatemala is approximately 1,200. Of this population, 95% are Palestinian Arab immigrants. There is a mosque in the outskirts of Guatemala City called the Islamic Da'wah Mosque of Guatemala (Spanish: Mezquita de Aldawaa Islámica) which is available for the five daily prayers and offers classes in Islamic studies.

The president of the Islamic Community of the country is Jamal Mubarak.

See also

* Islam
* Islam by country

References

* [http://www.prensalibre.com/pl/domingo/archivo/revistad/2005/junio05/050605/dfondo.shtml prensalibre.com (in Spanish)]


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