"The tabernacle of unity hath been raised; regard ye not one another as strangers. Ye are the fruits of one
tree, and the leaves of one branch.”
More than 6 million Bahá'ís reside in 190 independent countries and 46 territories in the world.
The Bahá'í Faith is established in virtually every country and in many dependent territories and overseas departments of countries.
About 2,100 indigenous tribes, races, and ethnic groups are represented in the Bahá'í community.
The Encyclopedia Britannica Yearbook has listed the Bahá'í Faith as the second most widespread religion in the world (in terms of geographic reach), after Christianity.
There is only one Bahá'í Faith - no schisms or no factions. A robust framework has been established which ensures that the Faith remains impenetrable, indestructible and always united.
Members of the Bahá'í Faith are engaged in approximately 600 ongoing social and economic development projects, and several thousand smaller projects of fixed duration.
Bahá'ís live in some 100,000 localities around the globe.
Each year, over 400,000 people visit the Bahá'í Shrine, terraces, and gardens on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel.
The Bahá'í International Community has been registered with the United Nations as a nongovernmental organization since 1948, it holds consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and with UNICEF, and it has an ongoing working relationship with several other UN agencies.
In Iran, where the Bahá'í Faith originated, there are now about 300,000 Bahá’ís, constituting the largest religious minority in that country.
There are currently ten Bahá'í Houses of Worship - in Australia, Germany, India, Panama, Samoa, Uganda, the United States, Chile, Cambodia and Colombia. More than 130 sites for future temples have been acquired.
Bahá'í writings, prayers, books and other literature have been translated into more than 800 languages.
The country with the most Bahá'ís is India, with well over a million Bahá'ís. The Bahá’í House of Worship in New Delhi is the most visited Baha'i site in the world, with over four million visitors annually.