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How many Islamic countries are in the world?
Worldwide there are about 30 countries with a Muslim population, in which more than 90% of the inhabitants belong to Islam (see list below). There are another 20 countries with a Muslim population of between 50% and 80%.
57 Islamic countries
Of course there are 57 Islamic countries in the world where Islam is a state religion and we cannot deny this.
Are there 57 Islamic countries?
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation founded in 1969 has 57 members, 56 of which are also member states of the United Nations with 42 countries being Muslim majority countries….Member states.
|Member state||Kuwait – State of Kuwait Capital: Kuwait City|
How many countries in the world have a Muslim population?
Worldwide there are about 30 countries with a Muslim population, in which more than 90% of the inhabitants belong to Islam (see list below). There are another 20 countries with a Muslim population of between 50% and 80%. Islam (Arabic: اَلْإِسْلَامُ) is an Arabic word meaning “submission”. Obedience to God is a central theme in the Islamic faith.
Are there any neutral Muslim countries in the world?
In a neutral Muslim-majority country, the population is overwhelmingly Muslim without Islam being the state religion. These nations include Niger, Indonesia, Sudan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sierra Leone, and Djibouti.
Who are the major Islamic states in the world?
The major Islamic states are Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Mauritania, and Yemen. For example, in Iran, every aspect of the government must adhere to Sharia Islam, the basis for all rules and regulations in this country. Religious courts are established to ensure that all of the regulations adhere to Sharia law.
What does it mean to be part of the Muslim world?
The Muslim World can be used to mean three different aspects related to those who practice Islam: religious, cultural, and geographical. This term is sometimes also stated as the Islamic World. On the religious level, the Muslim World refers to Muslims, or individuals who practice Islam.