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Outline of religion

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

Demographics

List of religions

Religion by region

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 Dhekelia • ÅlandAlbaniaAndorraArmeniaAustriaAzerbaijanBelarusBelgiumBosnia and HerzegovinaBulgariaCroatiaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkEstoniaFaroe IslandsFinlandFranceGeorgiaGermanyGibraltarGreeceGuernseyHungaryIcelandIrelandIsle of ManItalyJerseyKazakhstanKosovoLatviaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMaltaMoldova (including disputed Transnistria) • MonacoMontenegroNetherlandsNorth MacedoniaNorwayPolandPortugalRomaniaRussiaSan MarinoSerbiaSlovakia Slovenia
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 Brunswick • Newfoundland and Labrador • Nova Scotia • Ontario (Toronto) • Prince Edward Island • QuebecSaskatchewan
Religion in Territories of Canada: Northwest Territories • Nunavut • Yukon
Greenland • Saint 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 BarbudaArubaBahamasBarbados • Bermuda • British Virgin Islands • Cayman Islands • CubaDominicaDominican RepublicGrenadaHaitiJamaica • Montserrat • Netherlands Antilles • Puerto Rico • Saint Barthélemy • Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Lucia • Saint Martin • Saint 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 Island • Cocos (Keeling) Islands • Norfolk 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) • Palau • Wake 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) • Adamstown • SamoaTokelau (NZ) • TongaTuvalu • Wallis and Futuna (France)
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ArgentinaBoliviaBrazilChileColombiaEcuadorFalkland IslandsGuyanaParaguayPeruSurinameUruguayVenezuela

Religious studies

Religious concepts

Religious belief

Approaches to the beliefs of others

Religious behaviour and experiences

Religion-specific topics

African traditional and diasporic topics

Ayyavazhi topics

Bahá'í Faith topics

Buddhism topics

Cao Dai topics

Christianity topics

Hinduism topics

Islam topics

Jainism topics

Judaism topics

Modern Paganism topics

New Age topics

New religious movement topics

Open source religion topics

Rasta topics

Satanism topics

Shintō topics

Sikhism topics

Spiritism topics

Tenrikyo topics

Unitarian Universalism topics

Vegetarianism and religion topics

Indian religions

Abrahamic religions

Zoroastrianism topics

Irreligion topics

Religion and religious ideas in fiction

See also

External links

  1. ^ Eric Baratay, l'anthropocentrisme du christianisme occidental, Si les lions pouvaient parler, essais sur la condition animale, sous la direction de Boris Cyrulnik, Gallimard, ISBN 2-07-073709-8