Greeks in Norway
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Greeks in Norway form one of the country's smaller immigrant groups.
The Greek community in Norway consisted of 1,671 individuals in 2009, up from 1,572 in 2008. As of 2009, 673 are immigrants, 41 were born in Norway to two immigrant parents, and 809 were born in Norway to an immigrant parent. The majority are established in Bergen and Oslo. There are very few Greeks in Norway who are married to other Greeks.
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Greek Orthodox Congregations in Norway
A number of the 7,600 Orthodox in Norway are Greeks. The primarily Greek congregation of the Annunciation of the Theotokos was founded in 1965 in Oslo with the main purpose of serving the Greek Orthodox community in Norway. The church is administrated under Metropolitan Pavlos Menevissoglou, based in Stockholm. The congregation celebrates the Divine Liturgy approximately once a month through the services of Archimandrite Evmenios Likakis or other Greek clergy who travel to Oslo for the occasion. In addition, St. Michael's Orthodox Church is a small Greek community in Bergen with 98 members, .
- "Persons with immigrant background by immigration category, country background and sex. 1 January 2009". Statistics Norway. Retrieved 2010-03-11.[dead link]
- "Persons with immigrant background by immigration category, country background and sex. 1 January 2008". Statistics Norway. Retrieved 2010-03-11.
- Statistics Norway - the Stat Bank
- Fylkesmannen i Hordaland - Bergen Moské størst av trussamfunna i 2009