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Lebanese fowk
الشعب اللبناني
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Tot population
Lebanon: 4,017,095 (Aw ethnic groups)[1]
Total worldwide: 8[2]–14 million[3][4][5][6]
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Brazil 7 million(Lebanese Embassy in Brasilia)[7][8]
 Lebanon 4,017,095 (July 2010 est)[1]
 Argentinae 1,500,000[deid airtin][9]
 Colombie 700,000[10]
 Unitit States 440,000[11]
 Canadae 250,000[12]
 Australie 181,000[13]
 Chile 90,000[14]
 Uruguay 70,000[15]
 Nigerie 31,000
 Senegal 30,000[16]
 Cyprus 20,000
 Unitit Kinrick 10,459
 Liberie 4,000[17]
 Israel 2,500[18]
Leids
Spoken Vernacular
Lebanese Arabic & Cypriot Maronite Arabic
Spoken Traditional
Phoenician, succeedit bi Wastren Aramaic[19]
Seicont Leids
French, Inglis
Diaspora
French, Inglis, Spainyie, Portuguese
Releegion
Maronite Christianity1
Islam2
(maistly Shi'a3 an Sunni)
Greek Orthodox, Greek Catholic an Protestant.
Alawites an Druze4.
Relatit ethnic groups
Ither Levantines
Arabs, Assiries an ither Semites

#Lebanese Christians comprise a majority o aw Lebanese, but represent anerlie a lairge minority athin Lebanon.
  1. Lebanese Muslims o aw denominations represent a majority athin Lebanon, but comprise anerlie a lairge minority o aw Lebanese.
  2. Lebanese Shi'ite Muslims hauld the plurality amang releegious groups athin Lebanon.
  3. In Lebanon, Druzism is offeecially categorisit as a Muslim denomination bi the Lebanese govrenment.

The Lebanese fowk (Arabic: الشعب اللبناني‎‎ / ALA-LC: al-sha‘ab al-lubnānī, Lebanese Arabic pronunciation: [eʃˈʃaʕb ellɪbˈneːne]) are the inhabitants o the kintra o Lebanon an their ancestors. The term mey include those who haed inhabitit Munt Lebanon prior tae the creation o the modren Lebanese state.

The cultural an linguistic heritage o the Lebanese fowk is a rich blend o baith indigenous elements an the foreign culturs that hae come tae rule the laund an its fowk ower the course o thoosans o years.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 CIA - The World Factbook - 2010 Lebanon
  2. Bassil promises to ease citizenship for expatriates
  3. "Country Profile: Lebanon". FCO. 3 Aprile 2007. 
  4. Fielding-Smith, Abigail (2009-06-05). "From Brazil to Byblos, Lebanese diaspora pours in for vote". thenational. Retrieved 2009-12-25. [deid airtin]
  5. Foreign & Commonwealth Office. "Country Profile: Lebanon". FCO. Archived frae the original (governmental) on 2009-10-29. Retrieved 2009-12-25. 
  6. Linking Lebanon. "Lebanese Diaspora". LinkingLebanon. Retrieved 2009-12-25. 
  7. ":: Embaixada do Líbano no Brasil ::". Libano.org.br. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 
  8. "News :: Politics :: Sleiman meets Brazilian counterpart, Lebanese community". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 
  9. - Argentinian President's visit to the Lebanese Parliament
  10. "Brazil-Arab News Agency - Colombia awakens to the Arab world". .anba.com.br. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 
  11. The Arab Population: 2000
  12. Canada and Lebanon, a special tie, CBC News
  13. 2006 Census Table : Australia
  14. Arab Chileans.
  15. "Les Libanais d'Uruguay" (PDF). En Uruguay, ils sont actuellement quelque 70 000 habitants d'origine libanaise. 
  16. Immigrants Boost West African Commerce, Voice of America, 10 July 2007. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  17. Paye-Layleh, Jonathan (2005-07-22). "Lebanese demand Liberia poll rights". BBC News. 
  18. http://articles.latimes.com/1990-08-19/news/mn-2694_1_civil-war
  19. Owens, Jonathan (2000). Arabic as a Minority Language. Walter de Gruyter. p. 347. ISBN 3-11-016578-3. 
  20. "Lebanese people abroad" Big Issue Magazine. Jan. 12, 2010