Mauritania established itself as the Islamic Republic after it gained sovereignty in 1960.
The 1985 Constitutional Charter identifies Islam as the state religion and Sharia as the law of the land.
99.8% of Somalis profess the Islamic faith, and they are Sunni Muslims.
99% of Algerians are Muslims, and they observe Sunni Islam and the Maliki School of jurisprudence.
Islam provides the Algerian society with its central cultural and social identity.
99% of Morocco’s inhabitants observe Islam, and they are Sunni in the Maliki school of thought.
98% of Tunisians adhere to the Islamic faith.
The Tunisian Constitution requires that the country’s president be Muslim and it appoints the government as the “guardian of religion.”
98% 0f the inhabitants of Comoros are Muslims; most of whom are Sunni adhering the Shafi’i school of thought.
Hundreds of mosques populate the islands in addition to many madrassahs.
97% of the residents of Mayotte are Muslims while the rest 3% profess Christianity.
The Muslim community in Sudan is estimated to be 97% of its population.
Muslims have a dominant presence in all of the regions except the Nuba Mountains region.
Approximately 96.6% of Libyans follow the Islamic faith and particularly the Sunni branch.
94% of Senegal’s population are Muslims, and they mainly observe Sunni Islam of the Maliki school of thought featuring Sufi influences.