Muslims and Islam in Kenya

Islam is the second widely practiced religion in Kenya and the followers include the Sunni, Shia and Islamia.

Muslims are about 10 percent of the Kenya population. Although Islam has spread throughout Kenya, the largest number of Muslims is found in the coastal region and North-Eastern Province.

Other parts of the country also have sizeable number of Muslims. Kadhi’s courts have legal jurisdiction over personal law for the Muslims marriage, divorce and inheritance.

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