Islam in China

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The Huaisheng Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in the world, built by Muhammad's maternal uncle

Muslims have been in China for the last 1,400 years, and have interacted with Chinese society.[1] Muslims live in every region in China.[2] Various sources estimate different numbers of Muslims in China. Some sources indicate 2% of the total population in China are Muslims.[3] Xinjiang in the northwest is the province with most Muslims.[4]

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  1. Dru C. Gladney 2003. Islam in China: accommodation or separatism? The China Quarterly. [1]
  2. Armijo, Jackie 2006. Islamic education in China. Harvard Asia Quarterly 10 (1). [2]
  3. "East Asia/Southeast Asia :: China — The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency".
  4. Bentley, Jerry H.; Ziegler, Herbert (2007). Traditions and encounters: a global perspective on the past. McGraw-Hill. p. 586. ISBN 0073406937.

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