~2% of Venezuela's population
Regions with significant populations
Caracas, Maracaibo, Valencia, Maracay, Barcelona- Puerto La Cruz, Ciudad Guayana, Margarita Island, Punto Fijo
Christian, some Muslim
Related ethnic groups
Lebanese Venezuelan is a Venezuelan citizen of Lebanese origin or descent. There is around 341,000 to 500,000 people of Lebanese ancestry. [1 ] Venezuela has one of the largest Lebanese populations in the Americas. [2 ]
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Lebanese immigration to Venezuela started as early as the 19th and 20th centuries. They are present in significant numbers in
This immigration has influence Venezuelan culture, in particular Lebanese food and music.
In religion, the majority of Lebanese-Venezuelans are
Christians who belong to the Maronite Church, Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Melkite Catholic. A scant number are Muslims.
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