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Iranians in Germany include immigrants from Iran to Germany as well as their descendants of Iranian heritage or background. There are 100.000 to 120.000 ethnic Iranians living in Germany. With around 25,000 people of Iranian descent, Hamburg is the main center of the Iranian diaspora..
There is a considerable number of notable Iranians in each of the following categories who live and work in Germany:
Bahman Niroumand, many years of association with the German Green Party, and in 2009 signed an open letter of apology posted to Iranian.com along with 266 other Iranian academics, writers, artists, journalists about the Persecution of Bahá'ís.