Islam in Gibraltar


According to a 2009 Pew Research Center report, there are 1,000 Muslims in Gibraltar who constitute approximately 4% of the population.[1]

History

Historically, Gibraltar was first foothold of Islam in Europe as Tariq Ibn Ziyad, a Moor military leader anchored herein 711. The place is named after him as Jabal-al-Tariq or Mountain of Tariq which is the origin of the name Gibraltar.

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