Central Council of Muslims in Germany

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The Central Council of Muslims in Germany (German name: Zentralrat der Muslime in Deutschland; abbr. ZMD) is an Islamic federation in Germany. With 15,000 to 20,000 members, mainly German, German Arab, and German Turkish Muslims, it has less than half the size of the Islamrat für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland.

The Central Council was founded in 1994 by Nadeem Elyas, and since 2006 it has been led by Ayyub Axel Köhler. Its secretary-general is Ayman Mazyek. It is located in Cologne, Germany.

Affiliated organizations also belonging to Islamisches Konzil in Deutschland[edit]

The following organizations belong to the Central Council of Muslims in Germany and to the Islamic Council in Germany (Islamisches Konzil in Deutschland):

The former leader of the Islamic Council in Germany, Abdullah al-Turki, is the leader of the Muslim World League (seat in Saudi-Arabia).

Affiliated organizations also belonging to Islamische Gemeinschaft in Deutschland[edit]

Islamisches Zentrum München and Islamisches Bildungswerk belong to the Islamische Gemeinschaft in Deutschland and to the Central Council of Muslims in Germany. The Islamische Gemeinschaft is affiliated to the Central Council of Muslims in Germany and to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Affiliated organizations also belonging to Islamische Avantgarden[edit]

Islamische Avantgarden were founded by the former leader of the Syrian division of the Muslim brotherhood. Islamisches Zentrum Aachen and Bundesverband für Islamische Tätigkeiten belong to the Islamische Avantgarden and the Central Council of Muslims in Germany.

The other affiliated organizations[edit]

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