History of Islam in China and the distribution of the Islamic Faith:
This page was last updated on: September 6, 2017
The Below depicted Demographic Map gives a simplified overview of the World and the distribution of Religions across its Continents.
First and Foremost are the Main 4 Religions of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. Of these the various sub-divisions are roughly depicted.
Islam is mainly found in the Middle-East, North Africa, Central Asia and South-East Asia with its most populous nation in Indonesia. In by far most Islamic Regions Sunni Islam is the dominant sub-division, with Shia Islam only widely practiced in Iran (Persia) and (parts of Eastern) Iraq. In China Islam is spread thinly throughout and concentrated in the North-West. The rare form of Wahabism can be found in Saudi Arabia and lately in Indonesia and other Saudi "Aid" Nations. There are many sub-divisions and streams of thought within Islam itself.
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