What is the African/Muslim Population like in Glasgow?

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I'm coming to study in Glasgow in Septemeber Insha Allah. I found a section entitled African that was empty, so to start the topics rolling,  I thought I'd find out what the size of the African/Muslim Community is in Glasgow, being half Ugandan myself. If there are any groups, societies or clubs especially for sisters let me know :-) Jazak Allah

There is a Somali

There is a Somali organisation.  Not sure what they are called.  Try googling them.

You could also try Amina - The Muslim Women's Resource Centre.  www.mwrc.org.uk

The general Muslim community

The general Muslim community is counted in the tens of thousands. There are around 15 Mosques in the city. For sisters, try:

www.believingwomen.co.uk

I know a couple of Somali

I know a couple of Somali brothers. African community is quite large and is growing.

 

There is even a Khathouse, if you know what I mean. A problem I am planning on dealing with alongside my brethren.

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Khat house? not quite what I

Khat house? not quite what I had in mind lol

LOL. khathouse. i heard the

LOL. khathouse.

i heard the muslim population is a large and growing one in glasgow. im planning inshallah to study their next year and have done some random researche and realised that its actually got quite a population up their.

:)

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I even had to google what a

I even had to google what a khathouse is - I think that says it all! lol

 

Thanks for your researching I want to join the african society at uni as well, but from my "research" they don't seem to be up to much anyway.

 

anyway - in one month I will find out! Insha Allah - and maybe I'll bump into anonymous without knowing lol

 

:-)

assalaamu caleeykum  does

assalaamu caleeykum 

does anyone in what areas or postcodes are the somalis living in glasgow and what postcodes have the mosques

i am intending to come and study a degree in scotland becuase its free for me. i hold an EU nationality (none-uk) and that is why its free for me

many thanks,

Somalis live in the southside

Somalis live in the southside of Glasgow. Alot of them are seen around the Eglington toll end.

Glasgow has a population

Glasgow has a population density of 8,790 persons per square kilometer. It is the greatest city in Scotland and the fourth biggest in the UK. Around the 1970’s, different Asian-Scots correspondingly settled here, dominatingly in the Pollokshields area. These incorporate 30,000 Pakistanis, 16,000 Indians and 3,000 Bangladeshis. A huge part of them settled in the Garnethill territory of the city. Read more http://ukpopulation2018.com/population-of-glasgow-2018.html

Glasgow has a population

Glasgow has a population density of 8,790 persons per square kilometer. It is the greatest city in Scotland and the fourth biggest in the UK. Around the 1970’s, different Asian-Scots correspondingly settled here, dominatingly in the Pollokshields area. These incorporate 30,000 Pakistanis, 16,000 Indians and 3,000 Bangladeshis. A huge part of them settled in the Garnethill territory of the city. Read more http://ukpopulation2018.com/population-of-glasgow-2018.html

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