Religious map of africa. The worlds most populous country is also the globes least religious. According to a new study 90 percent of all chinese consider themselves to be atheists or not to be religious. In his new six hour series africas great civilizations henry louis gates jr. Today the continents various populations and individuals are mostly adherents of christianity islam and to a lesser extent several traditional african religions.
Australia and south east asia map puzzle learn the countries of australia and south east asia and their capitals with this fun and educational puzzle game. The intelligence scores came from work carried out earlier this decade by richard lynn a british psychologist and tatu vanhanen a finnish political scientist who analysed iq studies from 113 countries and from subsequent work by jelte wicherts a dutch psychologist. The seminal decision on the definition of religion in the commonwealth of nations recognized as such in both australia and new zealand is the australian high courts decision regarding the scientology religion in church of the new faith v. In popular parlance discussions of colonialism in africa usually focus on the european conquests that resulted in the scramble for africa after the berlin conference in the 19th century.
Religion in africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art culture and philosophy. Classical antiquity and european colonialism. People began settling the region as far back as 9000 bc but it wasnt until the 9th century that the country began to flourish under the ruling of the kanem bornu empire. Travels the length and breadth of africa to chronicle the continents history from a firmly african perspective.