Turks of Croatia

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Turks of Croatia
Total population
367 (2011 census)[1]
est. 2,000[2]
Regions with significant populations
Primorje-Gorski Kotar County 67
City of Zagreb 65
Istria County 57
Split-Dalmatia County 24
Brod-Posavina County 19
Languages
Turkish, Croatian
Religion
Sunni Islam

Turks of Croatia (Croatian: Turci u Hrvatskoj; Turkish: Hırvatistan Türkleri) are one among 22 recognised national minorities in Croatia. According to the 2001 census, there were 300 Turks living in Croatia, of which, most lived in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.

Turks compose 0,0067% of the total population. The majority of Croatian Turks are Sunni Muslims, and make up 0,5% of Croatia's Muslim population (56,777 Muslims in total).

Number of Turks through history[edit]

Official name of Croatia Year Number of Turks
- 1931 186
 PR Croatia 1948 13
1953 276
1961 2,710
 SR Croatia 1971 221
1981 279
 Croatia 1991 320
2001 300
2011 367
(Croatian Bureau of Statistics)[1][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stanovništvo prema narodnosti, popisi 1971. - 2011." (in Croatian). Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Zaman. "Altepe'den Hırvat Müslümanlara moral". Retrieved 2011-09-09. 
  3. ^ Population of Croatia 1931-2001