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Greeks in the Netherlands


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greeks_in_the_Netherlands
Updated: 2017-04-09T21:39Z
Greeks in the Netherlands
Total population
(18,253 (CBS, 2013))
Languages
Dutch, Greek
Religion
Greek Orthodox Church
Related ethnic groups
Greeks

The Greek community in the Netherlands numbers between 4,000 and 12,500 people.

Religion

The first Greek Orthodox congregation in Amsterdam was founded by Metropolitan Gerasimos Avlonites.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Authority and Order: John Wesley and his Preachers, Ashgate Publishing, 2005, ISBN 978-0-7546-5454-4, retrieved 2007-12-31, Tyerman has told that John Jones wrote to the patriarch of Smyrna and received confirmation that Erasmus was indeed Bishop of Arcadia, in Crete. The Greeks in Amsterdam, rather than denounce him as an imposture, acknowledged him as founding the first Greek Church there. He was not an ignorant man, but a renowned scholar, having participated in the publication of a serious work in London and Amsterdam. 

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