About Iran

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Religion in Iran

According to the US Library of Congress, at least 90 percent of Iranians are Shi’a Muslims. Approximately 8 percent are Sunni Muslims. There are smaller numbers of Baha’is, Armenian and Assyrian Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians.

Related Links:

Iran: Country Study, from the US Library of Congress

Iran: Religion, from Encarta.com

Islam, from Britannica.com

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