Lebanese people in Egypt

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Lebanese people in Egypt
Omar Sharif, prominent Egyptian retired actor of Lebanese ancestry.
Total population
Regions with significant populations
Mostly Cairo and Alexandria. Formerly also Mansoura, Port Said, Tanta, Suez
Arabic, French, English
Related ethnic groups
Lebanese people, Lebanese diaspora, Lebanese American, Lebanese Argentine, Lebanese Brazilian, Lebanese Canadians, Lebanese Mexican, Lebanese Colombian

The Lebanese people in Egypt are people from Lebanon or those of Lebanese descent who live in the country of Egypt. There are many prominent people in Egypt who are of Lebanese descent.

The Lebanese people of Egypt are predominantly Christian (Greek Orthodox, Melkite, Maronite, Protestant) and minority belong to Islam (Shia Islam in Lebanon and Sunni Islam in Lebanon).

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  1. ^ "People Group - Arab, Lebanese :: Joshua Project". joshuaproject.net. Retrieved 2014-05-12.