Islam in Guinea-Bissau

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Islam in Guinea-Bissau is the predominant religion of the country, numbering an estimated 50%[1] of its roughly 1.4 million citizens are followers. The vast majority are Sunni of Maliki school of jurisprudence, with Sufi influences. Approximately 6% Shia and 2% Ahmadiyya are also present.[2]

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  1. ^ United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. "Refworld | 2010 Report on International Religious Freedom - Guinea-Bissau". United States Department of State. UNHCR. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  2. ^ "The World's Muslims: Unity and Diversity" (PDF). Pew Forum on Religious & Public life. August 9, 2012. Retrieved August 14, 2012.