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Number Of Muslim Countries in the World

How many Muslim countries are there in the world?

50

Approximately 50 countries are Muslim-majority. Around 62% of the world’s Muslims live in Asia, with over 683 million adherents in such countries as Indonesia (the largest Muslim country by population, home to 15.6% of the world’s Muslims, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh. About 20% of Muslims live in Arab countries. In the Middle East, the non-Arab countries of Turkey and Iran are the largest Muslim-majority countries; in Africa, Egypt and Nigeria have the most populous Muslim communities.

This fact is verified on : December 9, 2009.





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