Melilla is the autonomous city with more Spanish Muslims

17 February 2013


In Melilla resides a total of 31,276 Spanish Muslims, making it 6% of all those living in Spain, according to “Demographic Study of the Muslim population ‘for the year 2012, published by the Union of Islamic Communities of Spain (UCIDE), the Andalusian Observatory and assembled through data obtained from the different regional Institutions and Ministries of Interior, Justice and Education. The number of Muslims grew throughout 2012 in both Spanish autonomous cities (Ceuta and Melilla), as seen by comparing the UCIDE study of this year with the one of last year.