Croat Muslims

Croat Muslims (Croatian: Hrvatski muslimani) are Muslims of Croat ethnic origin. They consist primarily of the descendants of the Ottoman-era Croats.

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Croat Muslims
Hrvati muslimani
Total population
11,022 (est.)[1][2]
Regions with significant populations
Croatia 9,647 (2011)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,375 (2013)
Predominantly Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
Other Croats, Bosniaks,
other Slavic Muslims

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Croats are a South Slavic people. According to the published data from the 2011 Croatian census, 9,647 Muslims in Croatia declared themselves as ethnic Croats.[1] The Islamic Community of Croatia is officially recognized by the state.[3] After World War II, thousands of Croats (even those with the Islamic faith) who supported the Ustaše fled as political refugees to countries such as Canada, Australia, Germany, South America and Islamic countries.[citation needed] The descendants of those Muslim Croats established their Croatian Islamic Centre in Australia in 36 Studley St. Maidstone, Victoria[4] and the Croatian Mosque in Toronto, which is now named Bosnian Islamic Centre,[5] headed by Mr. Kerim Reis.[6][7]

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