Religion And Religion In Iran

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Religion is an important factor in the Middle East, especially in the country of Iran. In fact, the Iranian government ignores that nonreligious Iranians even exist! Religion plays a major role in Iran’s society. What religion is the most popular and followed, and is that religion forced upon the people? Do people get along if they come from diverse religious backgrounds? Iran has a somewhat high population, consisting of 77 million people. That’s a lot of people, and 99.4% of those people follow the religion of Islam. There are two large branches of Islam that Iranians associate themselves with, called Sunni and Shi’i. The country of Iran itself is an Islamic republic. The religion of Islam is sort of pushed upon Iran’s citizens, especially

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