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Islam in Costa Rica

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Islam in Costa Rica

The statistics for Islam in Costa Rica is around 50 families, or 0.001% of the population. There are very few San José including the Islamic Association of Costa Rica led by Secretary General Dr. Abdul Fatah Sasa,[1] and the Centro Cultural Musulmán de Costa Rica in Alajuela led by Jenny Rashida Torres.[2] The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community only established in the country as recent as 2013.[3]


  1. ^ Quirós, Adriana (24 December 2010). "Navidad se vive diferente en hogares ticos no cristianos" [Christmas is lived differently in non-Christian Costa Rican homes]. La Nación (in Spanish). 
  2. ^ Leff, Alex (9 September 2008). "Ramadan Off to Quiet Start in Costa Rica". The Tico Times. 
  3. ^ "Over 540,000 join the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat". Al Islam. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 

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