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Andhra Muslims
Regions with significant populations
India
Languages
Urdu (Deccani) • Telugu
Religion
Islam
Related ethnic groups
Hyderabadi MuslimsMarathi MuslimsBhatkal Muslims • other Indian Muslims

Andhra Muslims is a name given to Muslims hailing from Andhra Pradesh, India. Andhra Muslims have different traditions and culture both from the rest of the Muslim world and the wider culture of the area they live in. Andhra Muslims speak a distinct dialect of Urdu, referred to as Dakhini.[1]

Population

According to the Census of 2001, Andhra Pradesh has a population of approximately 7 million Muslims who form around a little under 9% of the State's population.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Language in India". Language in India. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Census GIS HouseHold". Censusindiamaps.net. Archived from the original on 6 July 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2012.