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Islam in Ecuador

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Islam in Ecuador

Statistics for Islam in Ecuador estimate the Khaled ibn al Walid, was founded in the year 1991, it fonctioned in a private apartment where to conduct the religious rituals. Religious activities, as well as social, cultural and educational activities are conducted according to Sunni Islam. However, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is also represented in the country.[1]

The Khaled ibn al Walid mosque nowadays is run by Sheikh Mohamed Mamdouh, and had opened it doors for all Muslims domiciled in Quito.

In Guayaquil, the Centro Islamico Al Hijra was established since 2004 by Juan Saud from Ecuador, Ali Said from Pakistan and Mazhar Farooq from India.


  1. ^ "Ahmadía, el ala pacífica del Islam, atrae a guatemaltecos". 

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