Islam in Uruguay

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The statistics for Islam in Uruguay estimate a total Muslim population of 900 to 1000, representing 0.02 percent of the population.

A significant Muslim population lives in Chuy, near the Brazilian border, as well as Rivera, Artigas and Montevideo.

There are three Islamic centers in Montevideo:

1) Al-Musallah. Five daily prayers, and weekly Jumuah prayers are hosted here. A Madrasah is also held. Ladies facilities are provided. Situated in Central Montevideo, Julio Herrera y Obes 1187 esq. Canelones. Languages spoken are English, Arabic, Spanish, and Urdu

2) Egyptian Cultural Islamic Center, situated at Baltasar Vargas 1178

3) Islamic Center Uruguay, situated at corner of Ejido and Soriano.

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