Sunni? Shia? Hanbali? Ismali? Deobandi? A visual guide to the major & notable sects, schools & movements within Islam.

This is an ongoing, evolving diagram which we hope to add to. So please send us your ideas & corrections.

Thanks to Imran Ali, Andrzej Mendel, Farshad Tami, Sajjad for corrections.

See our interactive graphic on the Middle East.

» See the data: bit.ly/KIB_Islam
» See the full expanse of the Islamic tree in this Wikipedia diagram
» Help us make this diagram more accurate – email or comment below

Sources

Wikipedia, Pew Research, Gale Encyclopaedia of Religion

Credits

DESIGN & RESEARCH: David McCandless
Additional design: Fabio Bergamaschi

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