Iran, Syria among Muslim-majority nations in the world

In the wake of President Trump's travel ban on refugees and citizens from six Muslim-majority nations, conversations and questions have emerged on the ancient global religion of Islam and its place modern culture.

According to Pew Research Center, an estimated 1.6 billion people are practicing Muslims around the world -- making Islam the world's second most popular religion. As of 2010, Christianity maintained its position as the most popular religion with an estimated 2.17 billion Christians scattered around the globe.

While each of the countries listed in Trump's revised travel ban (Syria, Yemen, Iran, Sudan, Somalia and Libya) are Muslim-majority nations, only Iran makes the list of top 10 countries with highest Muslim populations in the world.

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Afghanistan: 99.7% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Albania: 56.7% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Algeria: 99% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Azerbaijan: 96.9% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Bahrain: 70.3% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Bangladesh: 89.1% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Brunei: 78.8% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Burkina Faso: 61.6% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Chad: 52.1% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Comoros: 98% Sunni Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Djibouti: 94% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Egypt: 90% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Guinea: 86.7% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Indonesia: 87.2% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Iran: 99.4% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Iraq: 99% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Jordan: 97.2% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Kazakhstan: 70.2% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Kosovo: 95.6% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Kuwait: 76.7% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Kyrgyzstan: 75% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Lebanon: 54% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Libya: 96.6% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Malaysia: 61.3% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Maldives: Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Mali: 94.8% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Mauritania: 100% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Morocco: 99% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Niger: 80% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Nigeria: 50% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Oman: 84.9% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Pakistan: 96.4% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Qatar: 67.7% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Saudi Arabia: Citizens are 85-90% Sunni and 10-15% Shia

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Senegal: 95.4% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Sierra Leone: 60% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Somalia: Sunni Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Sudan: Sunni Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Syria: 87% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Tajikistan: Sunni Muslim 85%, Shia Muslim 5%, other 10%

Source: CIA World Fact Book

The Gambia: 85.7% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Tunisia: 99.1% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Turkey: 99.8% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Turkmenistan: 89% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

United Arab Emirates: 76% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Uzbekistan: 88% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Western Sahara: Majority Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Yemen: 99.1% Muslim

Source: CIA World Fact Book

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