Assyrians in Lebanon

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Assyrians in Lebanon are people of Assyrians origin residing in Lebanon. There are only a few thousand Assyrians in Lebanon, from the Church of the East and Chaldean Catholic Church. Assyrians are a Semitic people who speak Mesopotamian Aramaic dialects and originate from Iraq. [1] Two Assyrian/Syriac parties are established in Lebanon, Shuraya party and Aramaic Democratic Organization.

Population[edit]

Source Assyrian Church of the East Chaldean Catholic Syrian Catholic Syrian Orthodox
1932 Census 190 573 3,115 2,829
1956 Estimates - 1,466 5,699 4,798

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References[edit]

  • 1932 Census; British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 26, No. 2, (Nov., 1999), pp. 219-241
  • 1956 Estimates; International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 11, No. 2, (Apr., 1980), pp. 175-187