Muslim Slavs or Slavic Muslims are ethnic groups or sub-ethnic groups of Slavs who are followers of Islam. The term is most often used in study of Balkans. The majority of Slavic Muslims are found in Bosnia and Herzegovina and southern Bulgaria.
South Slavic Muslims
- Bosniaks, or "Bosnian Muslims", the majority group in Bosnia and Herzegovina, also a minority in Serbia, Macedonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Kosovo
- Muslims by ethnicity, constitutive people in former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
- Pomaks, a term for Slavic Muslims in Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey
- Bulgarian Muslims (or Pomaks), a community of ethnic Bulgarians of Islamic faith
- Macedonian Muslims (or Torbeši), a community of ethnic Macedonians of Islamic faith; a term used in anthropology for Muslims of Macedonian ethnic origin
- Gorani, small community in Kosovo, Albania, and Macedonia
- Croat Muslims, a community of ethnic Croats of Islamic faith; a term used in anthropology for Muslims of Croat ethnic origin
- Serb Muslims, a community of ethnic Serbs of Islamic faith; a term used in anthropology for Muslims of Serb ethnic origin
- Montenegrin Muslims, a community of ethnic Montenegrins of Islamic faith; a term used in anthropology for Muslims of Montenegrin ethnic origin
- Slovenian Muslims, a community of ethnic Slovenians of Islamic faith; a term used in anthropology for Muslims of Slovenian ethnic origin
Ethnic Slavic Muslims in the Western Balkans follow Hanafi Sunni Islam. According to the religious ideology of Christoslavism, coined by Michael Sells, "the belief that Slavs are Christian by nature and that any conversion from Christianity is a betrayal of the Slavic race" as seen in Croatian and Serbian nationalism, Slavic Muslim are not regarded part of their ethnic kin, as by conversion to Islam, they become "Turks".
East Slavic Muslims
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