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Catholic Records[edit | edit source]

Hindu Records[edit | edit source]

Hinduism is found in various provinces of South Africa, but primarily in KwaZulu-Natal. Approximately 1.1 of the South African population professed to be Hindu, according to the 2011 census. [1]

Islamic Records[edit | edit source]

Islam in South Africa is a minority religion, practiced by less than 1.5% of the total population. Most South African Muslims are members of the Sunni branch of Islam; there are also a large numbers of Shi'a and other smaller sects throughout South Africa. [2]

Jewish Records[edit | edit source]

For more information about how to obtain records for Jewish denominations, visit this page: South Africa Jewish Records

Orthodox Records[edit | edit source]

Protestant Records[edit | edit source]

Traditional African Religions Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Hinduism in South Africa," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hinduism_in_South_Africa. Visited January 18, 2019.
  2. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Islam in South Africa," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_in_South_Africa. Visited January 18, 2019.

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