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Burkina Faso
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I. Social Facts

Burkina Faso has about 16 million inhabitants. Muslims represent 60% of the population, Catholics 20%, animists 15%, and Protestants 5%. Muslims are mostly Sunni and Protestants are mostly Evangelicals. According to an adage of this …

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Dr Sanwé Médard Kiénou, “Burkina Faso”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_00000017>
First published online: 2015

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