Africa is the second largest continent by both population and area. Several Islamic countries are present in the continent.
If we look at Islamic countries and Muslims in Africa, nearly one third of
the Muslim population can be found in Africa. Islam has dominant presence in the
northern Africa, horn of Africa, Western Africa and mainly in the Swahili coast.
The Muslims in South Africa are in minority however.
Islam in Africa was first spread from Southwest Asia. Islamic practice in Africa
is not constant in Africa as it is redefined by existing political, social and
economical situation. There are many Islamic countries in Africa where Islam is
followed keeping African cultural belief system. Islamic countries in Africa