The 5 Best Things About Being Hindu - By Stephanie Hertzenberg
Hinduism has more than a billion adherents, most of whom live in India though there are also many Hindus who live in other countries. Over 320,000,000 Hindus live in the United States, and more than 250,000,000 Hindus call the Indonesian archipelago their home. That said, only three countries in the world have populations where the majority of people identify as Hindu: India, Nepal and Mauritius. While India has more people who identify as Hindu living within its borders, Nepal is actually the country that has the highest percentage of its population made up of Hindus. More than 81 percent of Nepalese people identify as Hindu. India, meanwhile, has a population that is 79 percent Hindu. The population of Mauritius is just short of 50 percent Hindu.
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