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Religion in Cambodia

Thearavada Buddhism is the official religion in Cambodia which is practiced by 95 percent of the population-- just like that of Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka.

Religions in Kazakhstan

By tradition, Kazakhs are Sunni Muslims of the Hanafi school. The Kazakhs adopted Islam gradually, with complete conversion only in the early 19th century.

Religion in Yemen

Virtually all citizens of Yemen are Muslims, either belonging to the Zaydi order of Shi'a Islam (50%) or to the Shafi'i order of Sunni Islam (50%). There are also approximately 3,000 Christians, 400 Jews and an extreme minority of Hindus. Islam in Yemen Virtually all citizens of Yemen are Muslims, either belonging to the Zaydi order of Shi'a Islam or to the Shafa'i order of Sunni Islam. While there are no available statistics, estimates are that the Zaydis form approximately 40 percent and the Shafa'is form 50 percent of the general population. There are a few hundred thousand Ismaili and Imami Shias who reside mainly in the north and northeast. There are some non-official Sufi doctrines.

Religions of Iran

Twelver Shi'i Islam is totally dominating the Iranian society, not only as creed, but also with its impact on the political system.

Iraq Religion

Iraq religion is Islam. Muslims (those who practice Islam) account for a whopping 97% of the Iraqi population. However, the Catholic Religion is allowed to practice in Iraq. This year 2008, Christmas was a recognized holiday.

Jordan-Religious Minorities

Jordan's Constitution guarantees freedom of religious beliefs. Christians formed the largest non-Muslim minority.

Religion in Indonesia

Religion is an important part of Indonesia. The religious influence on political, cultural and economical life is immense and not to be taken lightly.

Religion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Christianity is the majority religion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, followed by about 80% of the population. Denominations include Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 20% and Kimbanguist 10%. Muslims (mainly Sunni) represent 10% of the population, others (including syncretic sects and indigenous beliefs) account for 10%, according to the CIA World Factbook.

Religion in Djibouti

Over 90% of the population in Djibouti is Muslim. Islamic customs influence daily behavior, social interaction and dress codes. Please note that immodesty in dress and behavior is frowned upon. Drinking, smoking or eating in public during Ramadan, the month of fasting, is forbidden for all, including visitors. There is a small population of Christians, mostly of French origin.

Religion in Guinea-Bissau

Throughout the 20th century, most Bissau-Guineans practiced some form of Animism. Recently, many have adopted Islam, which is currently practiced by 50% of the country's population; most of Guinea-Bissau's Muslims have Malikite Sunni denomination, with Shia and Ahmadiyya minorities.

Religion in Guinea

Guinea is approximately 85 percent Muslim, 8 percent Christian, with 7 percent adhering to indigenous religious beliefs. Much of the population, both Muslim and Christian, also incorporate indigenous African beliefs into their outlook.

Religion in Ghana

Ghana is a Christian-majority country, 68.8% of the population are Christians, predominantly Presbyterians, Methodists and Roman Catholics. Islam, predominantly Sunni, is the religion of 15.9% of the population and traditional African religions are followed by 8.5% of Ghana's people. Less than 0.1% of Ghana's inhabitants are Buddhists.

Religion in Kiribati

According to 2012 government statistics, Christian groups form about 96% of the Kiribati population by census counts. Kiribati's Christian population goes as followed: 56% are members of the Roman Catholic Church, 34% are members of the Kiribati Protestant Church, 5% are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), and 2% are members of the Seventh-day Adventists.

Religions of Israel

Religion in the State of Israel has played an immeasurably integral role in shaping the country’s traditions, culture, and way of life throughout history.

Religion in Italy

Italy is united linguistically and religiously although it is diverse culturally.Roman Catholicism is the majority religion with 85 percent of native-born citizens Catholic, if only nominally, and only 20 percent participate regularly in services of worship.