Religious Islamic Countries In The World

Religious Islamic Countries In The World

Nov 10th, 2020    |    Education, Islam, Muslims

Religious Islamic Countries play a very important role in the development of Islam. Unquestionably, Islam is one of the fastest-growing religions in the world. In fact, it’s an official religion in many powerful countries. It was a revolutionary religious movement, started in the 7th century by the last prophet (P.B.U.H) of Allah. Importantly, Islam is based on a monotheistic belief system, and above all, it is the most peaceful religion with about 1.8 billion Muslims population.

Best Religious Islamic Countries

Islam is a powerful religion as many Islamic countries are also the top leading countries of the world. Importantly, these Islamic countries are well developed and enriched with oil and other resources. Of course, as Muslims, we must know the leading Muslim countries.

Top Religious Islamic Countries With Basic Information 

The following are the top religious Islamic countries in the world.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is the leading Muslim country because of a religious perspective. Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H) was born in Makkah and then preach Islam all over the world. Today, these are the two major cities in the Islamic state of Saudi Arabia.

Today Saudi Arabia is the capital city of Islam. All Muslims of the world travel to Saudi Arabia for Pilgrim. Muslims around the world visit Saudi Arabia every year. It’s a center of Islam and a strong financial country enriched with oil resources. Besides, it’s the world’s best-visiting place from a religious perspective.

Name: Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Population: 33.7 million (2018)

Language: Arabic

Per Capita Income: 20490.00 USD

Famous places: Makkah, Madina


It’s the most beautiful economic hub in the World. In fact, one of the most visited places in the world. U.A.E is not popular regarding religious values however it’s a Muslim country and plays an important contribution to the world’s economy. Unquestionably, it’s one of the best places for entertainment, sports, employment, and business of course.

Above all, it’s a mainly developed Muslim country with a lot of potential and growth. Unquestionably, it’s also a central business hub for many national and international organizations. Consequently, it is owned and controlled by Arabic Muslims and surrounded by beautiful and economically strong economical states including Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi.

Name: United Arab Emirates

Population: 9,890,402 people

Language: Arabic

Per Capita Income: 43, 004, 95 USD (2018)

Famous places: Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi.


The richest and developed tax-free country with high oil and gas reserves in the world. Qatar is one of the important Islamic states, and we will know it for the oil and gas reserves. Above all, it’s a tax-free country as the people of Qatar have maximum per capita income.

Name: State of Qatar (Arabic: دولة قطر‎ Dawlat Qaṭar)

Population: 2.6 million: 313,000 Qatari citizens

Language: Arabic

Per Capita Income: 61650.00 USD

Famous places: Doha


We well know many countries for religious Islamic values. Egypt is one of the old Islamic countries with a lot of historic places. Multiple historical places in Egypt are the center of attraction and also one of the Seven Wonders of the World.  The following are some well-known historical places in Egypt.

  • Luxor’s Karnak Temple
  • Islamic Cairo
  • Abu Simbel
  • Egyptian Museum 

Name: Arab Republic of Egypt

Population: 98.42 million (2018)

Language: Modern Standard Arabic

Per Capita Income: 2900.00 USD

Famous places: Cairo, Alexandria, Giza


Islam and Muslim civilization is directly associated with great Turkey. It was a capital place of the Ottoman Empire, which is one of the most powerful Muslim empires. Above all, the Ottoman Empire controlled much of Southeastern Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.

It was a Muslim movement against the Christian’s lead by Ertugrul, the son of the leader of the nomadic Kazi tribe and then his son Kuruluş: Osman.

Today, turkey is a much more civilized and developed country. Besides, it’s a true representative of the Muslims. It’s one of the best tourist places and is well known for its finest economic and trade policies. Unquestionably, Turkey is well known for its beauty along with the powerful Islamic civilization & History.

Name: Republic of Turkey

Population: 82 million (2019)

Language: Turkish and Kurdish

Per Capita Income: 13600.00 USD

Famous places: Istanbul City, Antalya


The first Islamic state of the world which is also a nuclear power. We well know Pakistan for its history, religion, mesmerizing beauty and tourist places, and agricultural products. It’s mainly an agricultural country and well known for its culture.

Most importantly, Pakistan also has the world’s best Muslim army, which is also contributing a lot to world peace. Importantly, Pakistan has also provided its army for the UN peace mission and to the Arab country for the safety of Haramain Sharifain in Arabia.

Pakistan was always a leading representative of Muslim brothers and especially speaks about Kashmir and Palestine and also one of the powerful states which haven’t accept Israel yet. Undoubtedly, Pakistan is also a beautiful country and center of attraction for tourism, hospitality history, and Islamic civilization. Consequently, Pakistan also plays a major role in the United Nations and OIC.

Name: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Population: 212.2 million

Language: Urdu

Per Capita Income: 1130.00 USD

Famous places: Lahore, Pakistan Northern Areas, Gawadar


It’s also a powerful Muslim country, mainly based on the Shia Muslims. Clearly, Iran also has the largest uranium, oil, and gas resources too. Iran has a lot of shrines and beautiful mosques and also famous for its carpets and other exports.

 Unfortunately, Iran is currently facing some limitations from the USA and major non–Muslim countries due to its nuclear program. Above all, this country is a powerful representation of Shia Muslims and can play a major military role against non-Muslim countries like the USA. Above all, a beautiful country with a lot of historical places, traditions and much more.

Name: the Islamic Republic of Iran

Population: 81.8 million (2018)

Language: Farsi, Persian

Per Capita Income: 6500.00 USD

Famous places: Karbala, Isfahan, The Eram Garden

Other Famous Muslims Countries

There are many other powerful and famous Muslim countries. All these countries are precious for Muslims Ummah. Highly important that every Muslim must educate about these countries.

  • Oman
  • Kuwait
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Afghanistan
  • Bahrain
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Jordan
  • Algeria
  • Bangladesh
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan


Obviously, these Islamic countries are much stronger countries in the world. Additionally, unity can also make them invincible. Indeed, they are enriched with natural resources above all have powerful armies, finest stable economies. Surely, the Muslims can lead the world through strong bonding between all Muslim countries.

All Muslim countries strongly need to follow the teachings of the Holy Quran and Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H). May Allah help us united and strengthen us to get back the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque (Arabic: ٱلْمَسْجِد ٱلْأَقْصَىٰ‎) Baitul Muqaddas. May Allah protect us with its blessings and guidance and make us more strong and united too.

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