Sikhism in Germany

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German Sikhs are a religious minority in Germany. Many German Sikhs have their roots in Afghanistan. They escaped Afghanistan due to fear of the persecution of the Sikhs by the Taliban regime. Reports are scarce about the population as some claim 12,000 Sikhs in Germany while another reports 15,000 [1] and yet another 50,000. Germany had the third highest Sikh population in Europe after United Kingdom and Italy.

In the early 21st century, a large number of native Germans have adopted the Sikh Faith, In areas around Frankfurt, and Berlin etc. Frankfurt, Is also known to the Sikhs, as Mini Punjab, because of a great Sikh Population, residing there.

Gurdwaras[edit]

Here are a list of some of the gurdwaras in Germany.

  • Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Sabha, Munich
  • Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Augsburg
  • Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Berlin
  • Gurdwara Shri Guru Darshan Sahib, Bremen
  • Gurdwara Singh Sabha Duisburg, Moers
  • Gurdwara Nanaksar, Essen
  • Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Frankfurt am Main
  • Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Hamburg
  • Singh Sabha Sikh Center, Hamburg
  • Gurdwara Shri Guru Nanak Darbar, Hamburg
  • Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Iserlohn
  • Gurdwara Shri Dashmesh Singh Sabha, Cologne
  • Gurdwara Guru Nanak Parkash, Cologne
  • Gurdwara Shri Guru Teg Bahadar Sahib, Cologne
  • Gurdwara Guru Shabad Parkash, Cologne
  • Gurdwara Gurmat Parchar, Leipzig
  • Gurdwara Shri Singh Sabha, Mannheim
  • Gurdwara Guru Nanak Mission, Nurnberg
  • Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Paderborn
  • Guru Nanak Niwas Gurdwara, Stuttgart
  • Gurdwara Sahib, Tübingen

∘Gurdwara Nanak Darbar,Offenbach am Main

Places with a significant Sikh population[edit]

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