Outline of religion

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to religion:

Religion – organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence. Many religions have narratives, symbols, and sacred histories that are intended to explain the meaning of life and/or to explain the origin of life or the Universe, from their beliefs about the cosmos and human nature, people derive morality, ethics, religious laws or a preferred lifestyle. According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world.

Classification[edit]

Demographics[edit]

List of religions[edit]

Religion by Region[edit]

Religion by continent
AfricaAntarcticaAsiaEuropeNorth AmericaOceania (includes Australia) • South America
Religion by political division, arranged alphabetically
Religions by country
Religion by political division, arranged by continent or major geopolitical region
Religion in Africa
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BeninBurkina FasoCape VerdeCôte d'IvoireGambiaGhanaGuineaGuinea-BissauLiberiaMaliMauritaniaNigerNigeriaSenegalSierra LeoneTogo
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AlgeriaEgyptLibyaMauritaniaMoroccoSudanSouth SudanTunisia
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AngolaBurundiCameroonCentral African RepublicChadThe Democratic Republic of the CongoEquatorial GuineaGabonRepublic of the CongoRwandaSão Tomé and Príncipe
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BurundiComorosDjiboutiEritreaEthiopiaKenyaMadagascarMalawiMauritiusMozambiqueRwandaSeychellesSomalia (Somaliland) • TanzaniaUgandaZambiaZimbabwe
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BotswanaLesothoNamibiaSouth AfricaSwaziland
Religion in Antarctica
Religion in Asia
Religion in Central Asia
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistan
Religion in East Asia
China
Tibet
Hong KongMacau
JapanNorth KoreaSouth KoreaMongoliaTaiwan
Religion in North Asia
Russia
Religion in Southeast Asia
BruneiBurma (Myanmar)CambodiaEast Timor (Timor-Leste)IndonesiaLaosMalaysiaPhilippinesSingaporeThailandVietnam
Religion in South Asia
AfghanistanBangladeshBhutanMaldivesNepalPakistanSri Lanka
Religion in India
States of India: Andhra Pradesh • Arunachal Pradesh • Assam • Bihar • Chhattisgarh • Goa • Gujarat • Haryana • Himachal Pradesh • Jammu and Kashmir • Jharkhand • Karnataka • Kerala • Madhya Pradesh • Maharashtra • Manipur • Meghalaya • Mizoram • Nagaland • Odisha • Punjab • Rajasthan • Sikkim • Tamil Nadu • Telangana • Tripura • Uttar Pradesh • Uttarakhand • West Bengal
Religion in West Asia
ArmeniaAzerbaijanBahrainCyprus (including disputed Northern Cyprus) • GeorgiaIranIraqIsraelJordanKuwaitLebanonOmanState of Palestine • QatarSaudi ArabiaSyriaTurkeyUnited Arab EmiratesYemen
Religion in the Caucasus (a region considered to be in both Asia and Europe, or between them)
Religion in North Caucasus
Parts of Russia (Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan, Adyghea, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachai-Cherkessia, North Ossetia, Krasnodar Krai, Stavropol Krai)
Religion in South Caucasus
Georgia (including disputed Abkhazia, South Ossetia) • ArmeniaAzerbaijan (including disputed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
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Akrotiri and DhekeliaÅlandAlbaniaAndorraArmeniaAustriaAzerbaijanBelarusBelgiumBosnia and HerzegovinaBulgariaCroatiaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkEstoniaFaroe IslandsFinlandFranceGeorgiaGermanyGibraltarGreeceGuernseyHungaryIcelandIrelandIsle of ManItalyJerseyKazakhstanKosovoLatviaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMaltaMoldova (including disputed Transnistria) • MonacoMontenegroNetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRomaniaRussiaSan MarinoSerbiaSlovakiaSlovenia
Spain
Autonomous communities of Spain: Catalonia
SwedenSwitzerlandTurkeyUkraine
United Kingdom
England (London) • Northern IrelandScotlandWalesCornwall
Vatican City
Religion in the European Union
North America
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Religion in Provinces of Canada:AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNova ScotiaOntario (Toronto) • Prince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewan
Religion in Territories of Canada: Northwest TerritoriesNunavutYukon
GreenlandSaint Pierre and Miquelon
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Alabama • Alaska • Arizona • Arkansas • California • Colorado • Connecticut • Delaware • Florida • Georgia • Hawaii • Idaho • Illinois • Indiana • Iowa • Kansas • Kentucky • Louisiana • Maine • Maryland • Massachusetts • Michigan • Minnesota • Mississippi • Missouri • Montana • Nebraska • Nevada • New Hampshire • New Jersey • New Mexico • New York • North Carolina • North Dakota • Ohio • Oklahoma • Oregon • Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) • Rhode Island • South Carolina • South Dakota • Tennessee • Texas • Utah • Vermont • Virginia • Washington • West Virginia • Wisconsin • Wyoming
District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.)
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Religion in Central America
BelizeCosta RicaEl SalvadorGuatemalaHondurasNicaraguaPanama
Religion in the Caribbean
AnguillaAntigua and BarbudaArubaBahamasBarbadosBermudaBritish Virgin IslandsCayman IslandsCubaDominicaDominican RepublicGrenadaHaitiJamaicaMontserratNetherlands AntillesPuerto RicoSaint BarthélemySaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint MartinSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesTrinidad and TobagoTurks and Caicos IslandsUnited States Virgin Islands
Religion in Oceania (includes the continent of Australia)
Religion in Australasia
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Religion in Dependencies/Territories of Australia
Christmas IslandCocos (Keeling) IslandsNorfolk Island
New Zealand
Religion in Melanesia
FijiIndonesia (Oceanian part only) • New Caledonia (France) • Papua New GuineaSolomon IslandsVanuatu
Religion in Micronesia
Federated States of MicronesiaGuam (USA) • KiribatiMarshall IslandsNauruNorthern Mariana Islands (USA) • PalauWake Island (USA) •
Religion in Polynesia
American Samoa (USA) • Chatham Islands (NZ) • Cook Islands (NZ) • Easter Island (Chile) • French Polynesia (France) • Hawaii (USA) • Loyalty Islands (France) • Niue (NZ) • Pitcairn Islands (UK) • AdamstownSamoaTokelau (NZ) • TongaTuvaluWallis and Futuna (France)
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ArgentinaBoliviaBrazilChileColombiaEcuadorFalkland IslandsGuyanaParaguayPeruSurinameUruguayVenezuela

Religious studies[edit]

Religious concepts[edit]

Religious belief[edit]

Approaches to the beliefs of others[edit]

Religious behaviour and experiences[edit]

Religion-specific topics[edit]

African traditional and diasporic topics[edit]

Ayyavazhi topics[edit]

Bahá'í Faith topics[edit]

Buddhism topics[edit]

Cao Dai topics[edit]

Christianity topics[edit]

Hinduism topics[edit]

Islam topics[edit]

Jainism topics[edit]

Judaism topics[edit]

Modern Paganism topics[edit]

New Age topics[edit]

New religious movement topics[edit]

Open source religion topics[edit]

Rasta topics[edit]

Satanism topics[edit]

Shintō topics[edit]

Sikhism topics[edit]

Spiritism topics[edit]

Tenrikyo topics[edit]

Unitarian Universalism topics[edit]

Zoroastrianism topics[edit]

Irreligion topics[edit]

Religion and religious ideas in fiction[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]