Hinduism in Nepal

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Religion in Nepal (2011 census)
Religion Percentage
Hinduism
81.3%
Buddhism
9.0%
Islam
4.4%
Kiratism
3.0%
Christianity
1.4%
others
0.8%

Hinduism in Nepal is the widely and most-followed religion. The Constitution of Nepal has called for protection of its old religions (mainly for Hinduism and Buddhism). Nepal and India are the world only countries to have Hinduism as majority religion. Nepal has the highest percent of population (i.e., 81.3%) and also has second largest population of Hindus, after India.

By 2008, Nepal was the only Hindu country in the world, after which it become a secular-state.

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