Islam in the Maldives

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The Islamic Centre (Maldives), housing the mosque Masjid-al-Sultan Mohammed Thakurufaanu-al-A'z'am.

Islam is the state religion of Maldives, and adherence to it is legally required of citizens by a revision of the constitution in 2008: Article 9, Section D states that a non-Muslim may not become a citizen of the Maldives.