Category:Antiochian Greeks

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Most members of both the Greek Orthodox and Greek Catholic communities of Southern Turkey, Syria and Lebanon, commonly known as Northern-MENA “Melkites” or “Rûms”, can trace their ethnocultural heritage to the Antiochian Greek settlers of the past, founders of the original “Antiochian Greek” communities of Cilicia and Northwestern Syria.

Counting members of the surviving minorities in the Hatay Province of Turkey and their relatives in the diaspora, there are more than 1.8 million Antiochite Greco-Melkite Christians residing in the Northern-MENA, the US, Canada and Latin America today.