Islam in French Guiana

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Islam is a minority religion in French Guiana. The Islamic population is made up of mainly Arabs from Lebanon, and Afghan Muslims.[1] In Cayenne, the capital of the region, and Kourou, there is an Islamic centre and a Muslim school. Majority of the Muslims belong to Sunni denomination. There are a few Ahmadi Muslims who established themselves in the region in the year 2007.[2]


  1. ^ The Afghan Muslims of Guyana and Suriname
  2. ^ "Association Ahmadiyya : " Une vision moderne de l'islam "". Retrieved June 1, 2014.