What Religions Are Practiced In Africa and What Is the Most Popular Religion Practiced In Africa?

About one fourth of all Africans practice local, traditional religions, of which there are several hundred.

In northern Africa, most people practice Islam, followed by Christianity.

About 130 million Africans are Christians.

About 45% of the population in Africa are Muslims, 40% are Christians and less than 15% continue to follow traditional African religions.

A small minority of Africans are are Hindu, Baha’i, and have beliefs from the Judaic tradition, or are non-religious.

Art and architecture on the continent such as the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, reflect the diversity of African cultures.

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