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Lebanese people in Belgium

Lebanese people in Belgium
Total population
over 2,400[1]
Regions with significant populations
predominantly mainly Brussels, Charleroi, Brugge, Antwerp
Languages
Arabic (Lebanese Arabic), French and Dutch
Religion
Christianity and Islam

Lebanese people in Belgium are people of Lebanese descent living in Belgium. Lebanese people in Belgium are estimated to number over 2,400 people.[2]

Demographics

There are significant Lebanese Maronite Christian communities that reside in Belgium, many of whom are descendants of traders who settled during the 19th century. Many them are involved in the trade of diamonds in the diamond district of Antwerp.[3]

There are also other non-Maronite Christian and Muslim communities as well. The majority of Lebanese people in Belgium live in major cities, such as Antwerp and Brussels.

Notable people

See also

References


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