Islam in Nepal
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Islam is thought to have been introduced by the Indian Muslims settling in Nepal. The 4.2 % of the population being Muslim according to a 2006 Nepalese census. However, more recent estimates indicate that Muslims constitute approximately 5-10% of the population. Islam is generally thought to have been introduced by Indian Muslims that traveled to Nepal and then settled there. Ahmadis maintain a small presence in Nepal.
- Government of Nepal. Central Bureau of Statistics., Nepal in figures 2006 (PDF), Kathmandu.
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- Marc Gaborieau. "Review of Megan Adamson Sijapati, Islamic Revival in Nepal: Religion and a Nation". Contemporary Islam: 405.
- Haque, Md. Mozammil. "Islam in Nepal". Wordpress. Retrieved April 7, 2011.
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- Siddique, Muhammad (2001). "Muslim Population in the Kingdom of Nepal: Some Outstanding Features" (PDF). Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 21 (2). Retrieved April 7, 2011.
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