|European Journal of Human Genetics||Draft A Short Encyclopedia of the Baha'i Faith|
|2006; found agreement by Battaglia et al||; Gurkan, Cemal; Dogan, Mustafa; Balkaya, Hasan Emin; Dogan, Serkan; Neophytou, Pavlos I|
Silvia Ferabolli 25 September 2014.
|there are, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, more than sixteen million Arabs and descendants of Arabs in Brazil, constituting the largest community of Arabs descent outside the Middle East||Lapidus 2002 , pp 0|
|total population 450 million, estimates an Arab population of 450 million, see article text||Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
According to estimates by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics IBGE , countersigned by the League of Arab States, Brazil has the largest Arab colony outside their countries of origin.