Muslim, its meaning to the cosmic God (Allah). Muslims are active participle of the word Islam, Muslims are mentioned in the practice, to Islam. In addition, the Muslim can refer to the whole of the Muslim world, can also be specified in an Islamic state or medieval Arabia empire. According to the relevant bodies of the United Nations data, in 2009 the global Muslim population is 1570000000, accounting for 23% of the world’s population.
Muslims are referred to as Muslims, Muslims generally call themselves Muslims Chinese. Converts to Islam procedure is very simple, anyone in the washing net a matter of conscience to recite again after halal words and Shahada, is considered to be a muslim. Shahada content is: “there is no God, but God, and Mohamed is the messenger of allah”. Shahada content: “I bear witness that there is no God but Allah, and I testify,, Mohamed is the angel of the lord”.
Muslims are mainly distributed in the West Asia, North Africa, East Africa, West Africa, Southeast Asia, South Asia and other places. Chinese mainly distributed in Xinjiang, Qinghai, Ningxia, Gansu, Shaanxi, Henan, Hebei, Shandong, Beijing, Tianjin, Liaoning, Anhui, Jiangsu, and the rest scattered all over the country.
The sixth census data:
|Ethnic||Population||Of the total population （1，339，724，852人）%|