Suriname - Religions



Religious freedom is guaranteed by the constitution, and there is no state or dominant religion. According to government statistics, 45% of the population is Christian. Approximately 23% are Roman Catholic, 16% are Moravian, and 6% are of other denominations, including Lutheran, Dutch Reformed, and the Evangelical churches. Hindu is practiced by about 27% of the inhabitants and Islam by about 20%. Indigenous tribal religionists make up around 6% of the populace.

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bella
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Feb 8, 2009 @ 3:15 pm
interesting how diverse it is.......i wonder how they get along
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Andrew McCutchen
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Feb 6, 2012 @ 3:15 pm
Very very interesting and diverse. Nice that there is religious freedom
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Lucy
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Jan 24, 2013 @ 6:18 pm
Wow interesting and diverse... Too much religions how do they get along? Mixed country

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