Romani people in Germany

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Romani people in Germany
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1992-0918-505, Berlin, Sinti und Roma-Kinder.jpg
Languages
Sinte Romani, German
Religion
Christianity, Romani religion

There are an estimated 170,000-300,000 Romani people in Germany, constituting around 0.1% of the population. One-third of Germany Romani belong to the Sinti group. The majority of Romani in Germany lack German citizenship, having immigrated mostly from Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and the countries of former Yugoslavia.[1] Most speak German or Sinte Romani.

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Map of Europe showing Romani demographics

The Sinti arrived in Germany and Austria in the Late Middle Ages.[2]

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