Understanding Islam

Important facts

  • There are 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide
  • The top 5 most populated countries include Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Nigeria
  • The Asia Pacific region hosts 62% of the Muslim population
  • Mohammad is the prophet of the religion, he is not worshipped and the Qaran doesn’t state in a single verse to worship him
  • The hijab originated from Persia, and is not mentioned in the Qaran
  • God can not be incarnate or represented in human form
  • Allah is the Arabic word for god
  • Only 20% of Muslims live in the middle east
  • Islam means “Peace” or “Surrender”

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