Most Popular Religions In Africa

Written by Keren Mikva

Africa is a deeply religious place with a higher percentage than any other continent claiming affiliation to one religion or another. In such a diverse region, it’s no surprise that the number of religions practiced far exceeds any top 10 list’s reach, especially considering the wide prevalence of small traditional religions that exist within particular tribes in particular regions. Here are the most popular religions in Africa according to a 2010 survey conducted by

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