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Gitiban-Most Iranians are Muslims. Around 90 to 95%belong to Shi'a branch of Islam, the official state religion, and about 4 to 8 percent belong to the Sunni branch of Islam. The remaining 2% are non-Muslim religious minorities, including Bahá'ís, Mandeans, Yarsanis, Zoroastrians, Jews, and Christians. The latter three minority religions are officially recognized and protected, and have reserved seats in the Iran parliament. Iran is also the place where the Zoroastrian community once was the majority religion though today they number only in the tens of thousands. Iran is home to the largest Jewish community in Muslim World. The Bahá'í Faith, Iran's largest non-Muslim religious minority, is not officially recognized, and has been persecuted during its existence in Iran.



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