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What is the main religion of each country in Africa?

What is the main religion of each country in Africa?

We leave you a list with the main religion of each country in Africa, arranged alphabetically, where Islam is considered the predominant religion of the continent: Angola: Christianity (41). Algeria: Islam (100). Sunnism is predominant Benin: Catholicism (27.1) Botswana: Christianity (71.6) Burkina Faso: Islam (60.5).

How Alexander the Great Was Saved from Certain Death at the Granicus

How Alexander the Great Was Saved from Certain Death at the Granicus

Alexander the Great’s invasion of the Persian Empire was one of the most bold and ultimately decisive in history. Less than a decade after leaving Europe he had toppled history’s first great superpower and established a colossal empire of his own.It all began with a battle on the Granicus River in modern-day Turkey, as his famous army faced its first major test against the Persians and their Greek auxiliaries.

Spanish Armada defeated

Spanish Armada defeated

Off the coast of Gravelines, France, Spain’s so-called “Invincible Armada” is defeated by an English naval force under the command of Lord Charles Howard and Sir Francis Drake. After eight hours of furious fighting, a change in wind direction prompted the Spanish to break off from the battle and retreat toward the North Sea.

They find the third European Paleolithic painting about birds and humans

They find the third European Paleolithic painting about birds and humans

If in Palaeolithic art it is rare to find representations of scenes instead of individual figures, it is even less so that the protagonists of these scenes are birds instead of mammals, such as goats, deer or horses.In fact, in Europe prehistorians only they had so far located three scenes of Paleolithic art shared by birds and humans.

North England: Hadrian's Wall

North England: Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall, built nearly 2000 years ago by the Romans during the reign of Emperor Hadrian, was a cleverly-designed military rampart manned by 20,000 troops...

No. 122 Squadron (RAF): Second World War

No. 122 Squadron (RAF): Second World War

No. 122 Squadron (RAF) during the Second World WarAircraft - Locations - Group and Duty - BooksNo.122 Squadron was a fighter-bomber squadron that formed part of 2nd Tactical Air Force during the D-Day period, before flying bomber escort missions to the end of the war.The squadron reformed at Turnhouse (west of Edinburgh) on 1 May 1941 as a Spitfire equipped fighter squadron.