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farhan
09-12-2015, 08:18 PM
1. Worldwide, there are over 1.6 billion Muslims (almost 25% of world population). That number is expected to increase by 35% in the next 15 years, rising to 2.2 billion in 2030.






2. Sixty-two percent of the world's Muslims live in the Asia-Pacific region and only 20% live in the Middle East and north Africa.






3. Most Muslims aren't Arab. In fact, fewer than 15% of the world's Muslims are Arab.






4. The fastest growing religion in Ireland is Islam.






5. In the UK, Muslims are the country's top charitable donors.






6. The world's second-largest Muslim congregation is the Bishwa Ijtema (Tablighi Jamaat), which gathers in Bangladesh. The largest is the Hajj.






7. Coffee was a Muslim invention.






8. So was the modern Cheque (Banking).






9. Albania is the only European country whose population is more than 90% Muslim.






10. Muslims have been living in China for 1,400 years (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hist...Islam_in_China).






11. Ottoman caliphate spread Islam to Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Bosnia. [emoji4]

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