Greeks in South Africa

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Greek South Africans are South Africans of Greek ancestry from Greece and Cyprus. The Greek population in South Africa is estimated to be around 120,000.

Greek South Africans
Έλληνες Νοτιοαφρικανοί
Greece Cyprus South Africa
Greek Orthodox Church 1912 Kallenbach.jpg
Greek Orthodox Saints Constantine and Helen Cathedral in Hillbrow, Johannesburg
Total population
120,000 (estimate)[1]
Greek Orthodox Church
Related ethnic groups
Mediterraneans, Turkish South Africans, Italian South Africans, Portuguese South Africans
Map of the top 50 countries with the largest Greek communities.

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Greeks around the Globe Archived 2006-06-19 at the Wayback Machine (they are quoting the statistics of the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad as on October 12, 2004)

Further readingEdit

  • Mantaris, E.A. (1999). "The Greeks in South Africa" (PDF). In Clogg, Richard (ed.). The Greek Diaspora in the Twentieth Century. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 120–136. ISBN 9780333600474. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 September 2015.

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