Iranians in Lebanon

Iranians in Lebanon
Total population
(4,000[1] - 5,000[2])
Regions with significant populations
Beirut, Nabatieh
Persian, Kurdish, and Arabic
Predominantly Islam, minority Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Iranians, Arabs, Azeris, Armenians, Lebanese, Turks

Iranians in Lebanon are people of Iranian background or descent residing in Lebanon. Some of them are Lebanese citizens while some are migrants or descendants born in Lebanon with Iranian heritage. Many Iranians in Lebanon live in Nabatieh. [3] Many of the Iranians in Lebanon are carpet traders. [2][1]

Notable people

See also


  1. 1 2 "Little Iran in Lebanon?". 5 January 2010. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  2. 1 2 "Iranians in Lebanon: Between History and Politics". ASHARQ AL-AWSAT. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  3. "Iranians in Lebanon vote for new president". The Daily Star Newspaper - Lebanon. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
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