Lebanese people in Germany

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Lebanese people in Germany
Libanesen in Deutschland
Total population
50,000[1]
Regions with significant populations
Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Hanover
Languages
German language
Lebanese Arabic
Religion
Maronite Catholic, Orthodox Christian, Shiite, Sunni

Lebanese people in Germany include migrants from Lebanon to Germany, as well as their descendants.

History[edit]

Although there has been sporadic migration from the Middle East to Germany since the 20th century, the real growth of the German Lebanese population began in 1975, with the start of the civil war in Lebanon which drove thousands of people away. No concrete data exists on the religious affiliations, however it is commonly assumed that Maronite Christians, Shia Muslims and Sunni Muslims make up the majority of the Lebanese population in Germany.

Notable people[edit]

See List of Lebanese people in Germany

See also[edit]

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