Islam in Kuwait
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Islam is the main religion of the citizens of Kuwait and the majority of Kuwaiti citizens are Muslim; it is estimated that 60-70% are Sunni and 30-40% are Shias. The majority of Shia Kuwaitis are of Iranian ancestry.
Some other minor Muslim sects do exist in Kuwait's society, but in very small or rare numbers. There are no estimates of the number of non-citizen Muslims.
- List of mosques in Kuwait
- Shia Islam in Kuwait
- Religion in Kuwait
- Demographics of Kuwait
- 'Ajam of Kuwait
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Unlike the Shi'a of Saudi Arabia or Bahrain, the Kuwaiti Shi'a mostly are of Persian descent.
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