Islamic countries highlighted

Islam puts much importance in the country being Islamic to emphasise Islam being a way of life. This may affect laws and constitutions.

Colour in Islamic countries in terms of population mass. Use an atlas for assistance. Place Makkah and Madinah on the map and write down why these places are important.
More than 90% Muslim (Dark blue) More than 70% Muslim (Middle blue) More than 50% Muslim (Light blue)
  • Africa: Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Somalia, Tunisia;
  • Asia: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen, United Arab Emirates;
  • Europe/ Asia: Turkey
  • Africa: Egypt, Guinea, Mali, Sudan;
  • Asia: Bangladesh, Indonesia;
  • Europe: Albania
  • Asia: Kazakhstan, Malaysia

Note that several smaller countries are not marked so that colouring is easier.
Taken from a worksheet exercise and modified. Adrian Worsfold.