Serbs in France

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Serbs in France
Serbes en France
Срби у Француској
Srbi u Francuskoj
Total population
120,000 (estimate)
Regions with significant populations
Île de France, Alsace, Franche Comté, Rhône-Alpes
Languages
French and Serbian
Religion
Serbian Orthodox Church
Related ethnic groups
South Slavs

Serbs in France (French: Serbes en France; Serbian: Срби у Француској / Srbi u Francuskoj) or French Serbs (Serbian: Француски Срби / Francuski Srbi), number around 120,000 according to estimations.[1][2] They are located mostly in the regions of Paris, Lyon, Grenoble, Belfort, Montbéliard, Mulhouse and Strasbourg.

A wave of Serbs came with the influx of other Southern Europeans (Italians, Spaniards, Portuguese, and Greeks) in the 1920s. A minority are (descendants of) people of Serbian origin who were established in France in the aftermath of the First World War (e.g. Michel Auclair). Most Serbs however moved to France during the 1960s and 1970s, some also came as refugees during the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mediaspora (2002). "Rezultat istrazivanja o broju Srpskih novinara i medija u svetu". Srpska dijaspora. FRANCUSKA - 120 hiljada Srba 
  2. ^ Bilbija, Bojan (2013-12-29), Dijaspora može da promeni Srbiju, Politika, procenjeno brojno stanje u januaru 2012 [estimation in January 2012] 

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