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Islam in Réunion

Islam is the religion of about 3% of the people of Réunion.[1] Most large towns have a mosque, allowing the Muslim community to practice their religion.[2]

Contents

  • History 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

In Réunion, Zarabes is the name given to the Muslim community of Réunion. The Muslims migrated to Réunion in mid-nineteenth century. Zarabes are mostly South Asian and specifically from the modern state Gujarat in India.

See also

References

  1. ^ Religious Intelligence profile on Réunion
  2. ^ Peoples of Africa: Réunion-Somalia. Marshall Cavendish. 2001. pp. 412–.  

External links

  • Institut de Théologie Musulmane de la Réunion
  • Centre Islamique de La Reunion
  • Emission "Vivrel'islam" : L'islam de la Réunion - Fr2 26/10/14
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