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Islam in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The presence of Islam in the Cocos islands is due to the population who were brought to Cocos and Christmas islands as labourers, of Malay and Indonesian origin.

Roughly 80 percent of the inhabitants on the


  • http://www.shire.cc/en/your-community/community-groups.html Persatuan Islam Pulu Cocos

External links

  1. ^ CIA Publication
  2. ^ http://www.islamicfinder.org/getitWorld.php?id=35222
  3. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=yTKFBXfCI1QC&pg=PA225&lpg=PA225&dq=mosque+christmas+island&source=bl&ots=8sDIobYoNp&sig=HLCrELtQZMkr-BD8dT6WMV-iKDQ&hl=en&sa=X&ei=zmE2UIChFtGM6QG0wYH4CQ&ved=0CDgQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=mosque%20christmas%20island&f=false

Notes

The Islands have three mosques, the most recent of which located on West Island.[3]

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