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Arabs in Greece

Arabs in Greece
Άραβες στην Ελλαδα
العرب في اليونان
Total population
30,800
Regions with significant populations
Athens, Thessaloniki
Languages
Arabic language
Greek language
Religion
Islam
Related ethnic groups
Arab people, Arab diaspora, Egyptians, Iraqis, Lebanese, Syrians, Palestinians, Jordanians

Arabs in Greece (Greek: Άραβες στην Ελλάδα, Arabic: العرب في اليونان‎) are the people from Arab countries, particularly Lebanon, Syria, the Palestinian Territories, Iraq, Jordan and also small groups from Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya and Sudan, who emigrated from their native nations and currently reside in Greece. Greece has a significant Arab population of about 30,800 people. Mainly from Egypt, Libyans, Iraqis and Lebanon. There are also many Arabs from Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The majority tend to live in Athens, however they can be found in all the parts of the country.

In addition, Greece has people from Arab countries, who have the status of refugees (e.g. refugees of the Syrian civil war) or illegal immigrants (Algerians of mainly Berber descent and usually mistakenly called Arabs) trying to immigrate to Western Europe.

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