Gypsies in Europe and the middle East

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Country Arrived Population estimates Common name Derived from Tribal names
Afganistan   20,000 Gurbet Arabic "garib=foreign" Ghorbati, Jalili, Pikraj, Shadibaz
Albania     Medjup = Egypt  
Armenia     Lom = Rom  
Austria 14th century 40,000     Sinti, Rom (Kalderash, Lovar)
England 15th century 50,000 Gypsies = Egypt  
France 15th century 300,000 Tsiganes Greek "Atsinkanos" Rom, Sinti, Kalo
Germany 15th century 80,000 Zigeuner Greek "Atsinkanos" Sinti, Rom
Greece 11th century 300,000 Ejifos = Egypt Rom, Handuria
Hungary 15th century 600,000 Ciganyok Greek "Atsinkanos" Rom, Vlahura
Italy 15th century 85,000 Zingari Greek "Atsinkanos" Sinti, Rom
Iran / Persia 450 100,000 Karachi = "black" Kouli, Ghorbati, Fiuj
Ireland 15th century 20,000      
Netherlands 15th century 35,000     Sinti, Rom (Lovar, Kalderash)
Romania 14th century 1,000,000 Ţigani Greek "Atsinkanos" Rom (Aurari, Kalderash, Lautan)
Russia 15th century 250,000     Luli, Bosha, Marangar, Lovar
Serbia 13th century 800,000 Gitanos = Egypt Rom (Gurbeti, Arlije, Kalderash)
Spain 15th century 800,000 Gitanos = Egypt Kale
Turkey   500,000 Chinguene   Arlije

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