Arabs in Greece

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Arabs in Greece
Άραβες στην Ελλαδα
العرب في اليونان
Total population
250,000[citation needed]
Regions with significant populations
Athens, Thessaloniki
Languages
Arabic language
Greek language
Religion
Islam and Christianity[citation needed]
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 250,000[citation needed] people. There about 60,000 Egyptians, 60,000 Libyans, 40,000 Iraqis and around 30,000 Lebanese. 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.