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How many Islamic countries in the world are ruled by muslims?
Muslims are in every country some countries Muslims are a majority some countries Muslims are a minority. With the exception of India, Ethiopia, China and Russia the majority …of the population in the following countries are Muslim.Indonesia 202,867,000 (88.2%)Pakistan 174,082,000 (96.3%)India 160,945,000 (13.4%)Bangladesh 145,312,000 (89.6%)Egypt 78,513,000 (94.6%)Nigeria 78,056,000 (50.4%)Iran 73,777,000 (99.4%)Turkey 73,619,000 (98.0%)Algeria 34,199,000 (98.0 %)Morocco 31,993,000 (99.0%)Iraq 30,428,000 (99.0%)Sudan 30,121,000 (71.3%)Afghanistan 28,072,000 (99.7%)Ethiopia 28,063,000 (33.9%)Uzbekistan 26,469,000 (96.3%)Saudi Arabia 24,949,000 (97.0%)Yemen 23,363,000 (99.1%)China 21,667,000 (1.6%)Syria 20,196,000 (92.2%)Malaysia 16,581,000 (60.4%)Russia 16,482,000 (11.7%)Niger 15,075,000 (98.6%) Many Muslims not only live in, but also have an official status in the following regions:Southwest Asia: Arab nations such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and non-Arab nations such as Iran.Africa: North African countries such as Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt; Northeast African countries like Somalia, Somaliland (de facto state), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Sudan; and West African countries like Mali, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Niger and Nigeria.Southern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and Turkey.Eastern Europe: (North Caucasus and Idel-Ural) and Ukraine (especially in the Crimea)Central Asia: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, UzbekistanSouth Asia: Pakistan, Bangladesh, and the MaldivesEast Asia: parts of China (Xinjiang and Ningxia)Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia Some definitions would also include the sizable Muslim minorities in:several countries of Europe (of which the Muslim population in Cyprus, Russia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, France, the Netherlands and Denmark make up at least 5% of the total population of that country, and with more than 37 million Muslims, collectively, living in Russia, France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Netherlands,several regions of Russia, other than ethnic republics above (Adyghea, North Ossetia-Alania, etc.)some parts of India (India has the third-largest population of Muslims of any country; see: Islam in India)Singapore, Myanmar, Pattani (Thailand), and Mindanao (Philippines)Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Malawi, South Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Uganda, EthiopiaCrimea in Ukraine One fifth of the world population share Islam as an ethical tradition. Estimates conclude that the number of Muslims in the world ranges between 1.3 to 1.8 billion, with the most accepted figure being around 1.6 billion. Muslims are the majority in 57 countries, they speak about 60 languages and come from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Arabic is the most spoken language of Muslims, and is spoken by 20% of Muslims. Bengali is the second most commonly spoken language, spoken by around 10% of the total population, and Punjabi is the third most spoken language (spoken by around 5% of Muslim world). Other major languages spoken by the Muslims are Javanese, Turkish, Urdu and Persian.
Based on the Shari'a Defintion There is no Islamic state in the world at this moment, because there is no state that has the Sharia - the Islamic Law as it's only la…w. Every country has its laws, more or less inspired from the Shariah. There are many countries that have a majority of population with Islamic Beliefs. Based on the State Religion Definition The following countries have Islam as their state religion: Mauritania Morocco Algeria (Sunni) Tunisia Libya Egypt Somalia (Sunni) Maldives Yemen Oman UAE Bahrain Qatar Saudi Arabia (Sunni) Jordan Kuwait Iraq Iran (Shia) Afghanistan Pakistan Bangladesh Malaysia (Sunni) Indonesia You can check the statistics here: There are 50 Muslim-Majority countries in the world according to Pew Forum studies as of October 2009. see related link below. Many countries such as pakistan,afghanistan,algeria,albania,egypt,saudi arabia,palestine,jordan, syria,sudan,ethopia,libya,iran,iraq,kuwait,uae,bahrainand etc.
They are known as the "Pillars of Islam": # Stating that there is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his Messenger # Performing the five daily prayers # Paying al-Zak…Aa/al-Zakat # Fasting during Ramadan # Pilgrimage to Makkah if possible Muslims also believe in: * Angels * Holy Books * all previous Messengers * Destiny * Judgment Day
There are 46 independent Muslim countries in the world
None are. However, the closest is Morocco with 99.9% of its population recognizing themselves as Muslim.
Arround 60 countries in the world are muslim popuation.
The sunni Muslims are the majority, The vast majority (approximately 80-90%) of Muslims worldwide practice Sunni Islam. The remaining are Shia along with smaller groups such a…s Ahmadiyya and Kharijite.
Every country has atleast one Muslim it in
Look at the world map in your atlas although there are Muslims in every country of the world. there are no Islamic states in two continentscan you name them?
North and south america, oceana
Muslim majority countries are around 50 countries. The rest are with non Muslim majority.
50 Muslim majority countries
There are 57 independent Muslim countries ruled by the Muslim Rulers.
Because their practices were against Islam teachings. for example Yazid the Umayyad King had pool of wine and practiced many sins. The Umayyads were well-known at …the time for being terribly impious individuals. They attained power by fighting the last Rightly-Guided Caliph, Ali, and proceeded to murder key members of Prophet Mohammed's family (most famously his grandson Hussein). They drank wine and other intoxicants in violation of Islam's requirement of abstinence from alcohol and they lived in lavish palaces with numerous servants as opposed to living among the people. As a result, Muslims began to look to Imams and Sufi Mystics as their religious guides since they actually remained close to Islamic teaching and the people.
More than 50 countries in the world are having Muslim majority
The latest statistics that are available is that of Pew Forum per October 2009. It states that there are 49 Muslim majority countries plus Bosnia ; namely as listed below: C…ountry percent Muslim Population Muslims . Mauritania 99.9% 3,083,772 . Maldives 99.9% 348,756 . Western Sahara 99.8% 272,461 . Somalia 99.5% 8,548,670 . Turkey 99% 68,963,953 . Iran 99% 6 7,337,681 . Algeria 99% 32,206,534 . Afghanistan 99% 29,629,697 . Yemen 99% 20,519,792 . Tunisia 99% 9,974,201 . Oman 99% 2,971,567 . Comoros 99% 664,534 . Djibouti 99% 471,935 . Morocco 98.7% 32,300,410 . Iraq 97% 25,292,658 . Libya 97% 5,592,596 . Pakistan 96.35% 156,491,617 . Saudi Arabia 95.7% 25,281,642 . Tajikistan 95% 6,805,330 . Jordan 95% 5,471,745 . Qatar 95% 819,898 . Senegal 94% 10,459,222 . Azerbaijan 93.4% 7,389,783 . Egypt 91% 70,530,237 . Mali 90% 11,062,376 . Niger 90% 10,499,343 . Gambia 90% 1,433,930 . Uzbekistan 89% 23,897,563 . Turkmenistan 89% 4,407,352 . Indonesia 88.22% 213,469,356 . Bangladesh 88% 127,001,272 . Syria 88% 16,234,901 . Guinea 85% 8,047,686 . Kuwait 85% 1,985,300 . Bahrain 85% 585,093 . Kyrgyzstan 80% 4,117,024 . United Arab Emirates76% 1,948,041 . Lebanon 70% 2,678,212 . Albania 70% 2,494,178 . Brunei 67% 249,481 . Sudan 65% 26,121,865 . Malaysia 60.4% 14,467,694 . Sierra Leone 60% 3,610,585 . Burkina Faso 55% 7,658,922 . Chad 54% 5,306,266 . Nigeria 50% 64,385,994 . Eritrea 50% 2,280,799 . Ethiopia 47.5% 34,700,310 . Kazakhstan 47% 7,137,346