Turks in Denmark or Danish Turks (Danish: Tyrkere i Danmark; Turkish: Danimarka Türkleri) refers to people living in Denmark with ancestral background from Turkey. The group mainly includes ethnic Turks, They currently form the largest immigrant group. According ot the official statistics there are 28,892 people off background, connected to Turkey, of whom - 20 265 are immigrant and - 8,614 descendant.
The majority of Turks regard themselves as Muslims. They worship their religion mainly within their own Turkish community and are subdivided mainly by political or religious differences. The Diyanet supports mosque associations in Denmark and controls the majority of the religious organisations used by the community. The "Danish Turkish Islamic Foundation" (Danish: Dansk Tyrkisk Islamisk Stiftelse) is part of the Diyanet and is the largest Muslim organisation in Denmark. The Diyanet’s major competing Islamic networks are the Millî Görüş as well as the Alevi association.
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