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Are there any mosques in Liechtenstein? I like to visit a local mosque in every city I visit. Any Idea?

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Is there such a thing as a mosque for non-muslims ;) –  user141 Jan 25 '13 at 12:16
@Andra heheheheheheh, ok updating the question :) –  Nean Der Thal Jan 25 '13 at 12:17

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There seems to be a small mosque in Liechtenstein, the green mosque in Triesen (about 2km from the city center of Vaduz), that is also mentioned in this travel stub about Liechtenstein for "Halal-conscious travelers". The local population of Muslims only numbers about 2000, but according to Wikipedia, there is one yearly work permit offered for an Imam.

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Why Only 2000 ... ? That's more or less 5 % of the population (provided the information is correct)! Quite a lot. –  André Peseur Jan 25 '13 at 18:24
Yet another perspective: Liechtenstein is a rather rural area. No big city. Compare the proportion of Muslims to the proportion in a comparable region in Germany. Then the 5% may be high again. –  André Peseur Jan 25 '13 at 19:39
think they mean that it's not economical to build a large mosque for just 2000 people in a country where there's no active islamisation campaign funded by Saudi (or other big oil) groups so that the locals have to fund it themselves. This is a different situation from Indonesia, where villages are paid millions by Saudi groups to build mosques in exchange for sending people on the Hadj. –  jwenting Jan 26 '13 at 6:09
If only we could find someoby in Liechtenstein with a camera ... –  hippietrail Feb 10 '13 at 0:09
Next time I'm there, I'll take a picture. –  RoflcoptrException May 20 '14 at 20:44

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