British Arabs (Arabic: عرب بريطانيا) are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom that are of Arab ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage or identity from different Arab countries. Arabs also come from non-Arab countries as ethnic minorities. The majority of British Arabs reside in the British capital of London, and have come largely from the Arab countries of Egypt, Morocco, Palestine, Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq, and the Gulf States.[1]

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British Arabs
عرب بريطانيا
Distribution by regional area.
Total population
United Kingdom: 249,911
England: 320,203 (2021)
Wales: 9,989
Scotland: 9,366
(2011 census)
Regions with significant populations
London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Glasgow, Cardiff, Newcastle upon Tyne, Leicester, Nottingham, York
Languages
Arabic, British English
Religion
Islam (Sunni, Shia)
Christianity (Orthodox, Catholic)
Related ethnic groups
other Arabs
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