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Serbs in France

 

Serbs in France

Serbs in France
Serbes en France
Срби у Француској
Total population
~120,000 (estimate)
Religion
Serbian Orthodox Church
Related ethnic groups
South Slavs

Serbs in France number around 120,000. They are located mostly in the regions of Paris, Lyon, Grenoble, Belfort, Montbéliard, Mulhouse and Strasbourg.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Notable people 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

History

A wave of Serbs came with the influx of other Southern Europeans (Italians, Spaniards, Portuguese, and Greeks) in the 1920s. Most Serbs however moved to France during the 1960s and 1970s, some also came as refugees during the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. 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).

Notable people

See also

External links

  • French-Serbian friendship site (in French and Serbian only)
  • Serbian Orthodox Church in France (in French and Serbian only)
  • Serbian-French association (in French and Serbian only)
  • Serbian-French cultural and sports association (in French and Serbian only)


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