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Islam
INTRODUCTION
1. Orientations
a. Figures
2. Koran
3. Theology
4. Concept of divine
5. Sharia
6. Muhammad
7. Cult and Festivals
8. Mecca
9. Cultic personalities
10. Caliph
11. Structures
12. Popular religion
13. Others
14. Calendar



























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Islam /
Adherents


Figures given here are in most cases estimates, and some estimates are very rough. Poor statistics or lacking statistics. as well as political interests cause much uncertainty.

By country
Figures in 1000. Last column: % Muslims of the population

Algeria 33,000,000 100.0%
Bahrain 600,000 84.0%
Egypt 64,600,000 90.0%
Iran 63,000,000 95.0%
Iraq 23,000,000 97.0%
Israel 1,100,000 15.0%
Jordan 5,600,000 95.0%
Kuwait 2,500,000 91.0%
Lebanon 2,000,000 54.0%
Libya 5,670,000 98.0%
Mauritania 3,100,000 100.0%
Morocco 31,100,000 99.7%
Oman 3,000,000 88.0%
Palestine 3,770,000 88.0%
Qatar 540,000 81.0%
Saudi Arabia 22,400,000 90.0%
Spanish North Africa 35,000 27.0%
Sudan 27,500,000 69.0%
Syria 17,800,000 89.0%
Tunisia 10,080,000 99.8%
Turkey 55,000,000 75.0%
United Arab Emirates 2,700,000 57.0%
Western Sahara 900,000 100.0%
Yemen 23,700,000 99.7%
Total *) 395,750,000 86.8%
By branch
Figures in 1000. Last column: % of the total number of Muslims

Sunni 301,400,000 76.0%
Shi'i 89,500,000 22.6%
Twelvers 76,800,000 20.0%
Zaydis 12,700,000 2.8%
Ibadi 2,600,000 0.7%
Alawite 2,250,000 0.6%
Total *) 395,750,000
*) Calculated for the total population of North Africa and the Middle East, approx. 460,000,000.






By Tore Kjeilen