“The Muslim population living in Spain has increased 10 times over the past 30 years, and its number has exceeded 2.5 million,” explained the association’s secretary, Mohamed Agana.
A person converts to Islam almost every week, in the Andalusia region in southern Spain.
In the attached video, a young Spanish man, Jose Miguel, appears during the rituals of converting to Islam as he recites the “Two Testimonies” in the Great Mosque of Granada after Friday prayers.
Omar del Pozo, President of the Spanish Islamic Society and President of the Grand Mosque of Granada Foundation, said, in a statement to Anadolu Agency: “Since the beginning of the Corona epidemic, a Spaniard has embraced Islam on a weekly basis, and this is a situation that makes us happy and brings us pride.”
He added, “About 36,000 Muslims live in the cities and neighborhoods of Granada, of whom 3,700 converted to Islam in this city.”
For his part, the association’s secretary, Muhammad Agana, explained that “the Muslim population living in Spain has increased 10 times over the past 30 years, and its number has exceeded 2.5 million people.”
Most Muslims, most of whom originate from Morocco, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Senegal and Algeria, live in industrial regions such as Catalonia, Valencia, Andalusia and Madrid.