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Religious Beliefs In Bangladesh

The Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is located in the eastern part of the Bengal region in South Asia. It was separated from India and then Pakistan after the Indian subcontinent gained independence from Britain. The nation is only behind Indonesia, Pakistan and India in the world‘s Muslim population. Most Bangladeshis are Sunni […]

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Religious beliefs in Guinea (Conakry)

The Great Mosque of Conakry in Guinea, one of the largest mosques in West Africa. Guinea has a population of just over 10 million with 24 ethnic groups. There is freedom of religion in Guinea although Islam is the dominant religion demographically, socially and culturally. Over 85% of Guinea’s population is Muslim while 10% follow […]

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Religious beliefs in Myanmar (Burma)

Theravada Buddhist temples in the Bagan Archaeological Zone in Myanmar, some of which date back nearly 1,000 years. Myanmar is a Southeast Asian country bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal. It lies between Bangladesh and Thailand in Asia. The country is often referred to in the Western world as Burma. Myanmar was […]

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Religious Beliefs In Malaysia 2020

The “floating mosque” of Kota Kinabalu on its man-made lagoon in the Malaysian state of Sabah in Borneo. Malaysia is a Muslim-majority country with significant religious minority populations of Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, and practitioners of traditional Chinese religion. According to the 2010 population census, 61.3% of Malays are Muslims, 19.8% are Buddhists, 9.2% are Christians, […]

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Religious Beliefs In Nepal

The famous Hindu temple of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hinduism According to local traditions and many historians in Nepal, the country was founded by a Hindu sage who was called Ne in prehistoric times. Ne had moved to Kathmandu valley and it was he who named the country Nepal and it was he who chose […]

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Religious Beliefs In Ghana

Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral, Accra, Ghana Religion continues to play a vital role in Ghana’s development. Religion influences almost everything in the daily lives of Ghanaians, from family life, economic activities, education to all facets of life. Christianity is the main religion in Ghana, with 72% of the population being members of the various Christian […]

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Religious beliefs in South Korea

Bojeru Pavilion at Beomeosa Buddhist Temple in Busan, South Korea. korean buddhism Buddhism was first introduced to Korea from China in 372 AD during the Three Kingdoms period of Korea, which lasted from 57 BC to 667 AD. Over time, Buddhism in Korea blended with Korean shamanism and became Korean Buddhism as it is today. […]

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Religious beliefs in the Dominican Republic

A church located in the Dominican Republic. Roman Catholic Christianity is the most followed religious group in the country. The Church has contributed enormously to the socio-economic development of the Dominican Republic through the projects it initiated especially before the country obtained its independence. Among the projects initiated by the Church are schools and hospitals. […]

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Religious Beliefs In Bolivia

Cathedral of San Lorenzo, Bolivia. Bolivia, officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a country located in the western region of central South America. The country is the largest landlocked country in the Americas and is bordered by several South American countries, including Brazil, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, and Argentina. Bolivia has a multi-ethnic […]

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Religious Beliefs In Venezuela 2020

A Roman Catholic cathedral on Isla Margarita, Venezuela. Venezuela is a South American country located along the Caribbean Sea. It has a diverse population of 31 million whose ancestry was influenced by the Spanish colonial era and European immigration that took place in the mid-20th century. Today, the major ethnic groups in the country are […]

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Religious Beliefs In Taiwan

Mengjia Longshan Temple is a Chinese folk religion temple in Taiwan. About 81% of Taiwan’s population is affiliated with some religious organization. Religion in Taiwan is diverse and includes aspects of traditional Chinese culture. Taiwan’s constitution allows freedom of worship. Religious beliefs and practices have evolved over time due to various immigrant influences and interactions […]

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Religious Beliefs In Cambodia

Buddhist monks in front of the reflection pool at Angkor Wat, Cambodia. The Kingdom of Cambodia is located in the southeastern part of Asia and borders Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and the Gulf of Thailand. Cambodia has about 15 million inhabitants. Theravada Buddhism is the official and by far the most widespread religion in Cambodia. There […]