Top Five African Countries With Islam As The Religion Of The Majority

In Africa, Islam is one of the major religions representing 45% of the population.

Muslims are monotheistic and worship one, all-knowing God, who in Arabic is known as Allah.

Muslims account for 1/4 of the world’s population.

The top 5 countries with the most Muslims in Africa are:

1. Mauritania

99.9% of the Mauritanian population are Muslims, nearly all of whom are Sunni Muslims adhering to the Maliki Madhhab.

2. Somalia

99.8% of Somalis profess the Islamic faith and are Sunni Muslims.

3. Algeria

99% of Algerians are Muslims and observe Sunni Islam and the Maliki School of jurisprudence.

4. Morocco

99% of Morocco’s inhabitants observe Islam and are Sunni in the Maliki school of thought.

5. Tunisia

98% of Tunisians adhere to the Islamic faith. The Tunisian Constitution requires that the country’s president be Muslim and appoints the government as the “guardian of religion.”

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Edited by Jesus Chan

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