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Sikhism in Switzerland

Swiss Sikhs are a small religious minority in Switzerland, numbering no more than 500, with Three gurdwaras. The number of Sikhs had been higher in the mid-1980s, caused by the presence of some 3,000 Sikh asylum seekers.[1]

Gurdwaras

  • Gurdwara Sahib, Langenthal. This gurdwara, first begun in 1996, was finished in 2006. It is the first Sikh shrine in Switzerland built in the traditional Sikh style.
  • Gurdwara Guru Nanak Sabha, Geneva
  • Gurdwara Sahib, Daniken

Gurudwara Sikh Gemeinde Schweiz Langenthal Gurudwara Sikh Gemeinde Schweiz Langenthal

References

  1. ^ Gurdwaras in Switzerland
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