|Religions||Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%, Coptic 9%, other Christian 1%|
|All||Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%, Coptic 9%, other Christian 1%|
|Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important||98%||9th out of 143|
|Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant||2%||133th out of 143|
What is the main religion in Egypt?
When the Greeks and the Romans conquered Egypt, their religion was influenced by that of Egypt. Ancient pagan beliefs gradually faded and were replaced by monotheistic religions. Today, the majority of the Egyptian population is Muslim, with a small minority of Jews and Christians.
What percent of Egypt is religious?
Religious Demography. The U.S. government estimates the population at 101.8 million (midyear 2019 estimate). Most experts and media sources state that approximately 90 percent of the population is Sunni Muslim and approximately 10 percent is Christian (estimates range from 5 to 15 percent).
How many religions are in Egypt?
Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 90%, Christian (majority Coptic Orthodox, other Christians include Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, Maronite, Orthodox, and Anglican) 10% (2015 est.)
What country is Egypt a part of?
Egypt is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Gaza Strip (Palestine) and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west.
|Arab Republic of Egypt show جمهورية مصر العربية|
|ISO 3166 code||EG|
|Internet TLD||.eg مصر.|