There are between 49 and 51 Muslim-majority countries in the world, according to estimates from 2010. The fluctuation is a result of the changing demographics in countries where Muslims comprise around 50 percent of the ... More »

Names4muslims.com is, as of 2015, one of the most popular sources for researching Muslim names. The website presents the names and their meaning in alphabetical order. Namesofamuslim.com is a similarly extensive archive.... More »

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Some countries and regions located entirely within the temperate zone — including those with subtropical temperate climates — are the United States, Canada, Uruguay, all of Europe, Northern Africa, the Middle East, Japan... More »

To become Muslim, observe the Five Pillars of Islam. Start by bearing witness, thus converting to Islam. Pray five times a day, fast during the month of Ramadan, give to charity, and make the pilgrimage to Mecca, if poss... More »

Muslims do not celebrate baptism in the Christian sense. Islam challenges the authority of baptism, citing the Quran's declaration that participation in the religion is itself the baptism of Allah. There are similar ritu... More »

A Muslim ruler goes by many names such as emir, khalifah, hakim or khalif. No matter what he is called, a Muslim leader is always a representative of Allah on Earth in the eyes of the Islam religion. More »

A Muslim caliphate is an Islamic state led by a supreme religious leader who also acts as political leader of the state. The caliphate is ruled by a caliph who oversees the affairs of the people and government in accorda... More »