Official English Name: Lebanese Republic
Official Local Name(s): الجمهورية اللبنانية
Common English Name: Lebanon
|Mediterranean Sea (West)|
|10,400 km2 (98.4% land, 1.6% water)|
|Narrow coastal plain
Valley in between mountains
|Qornet es Saouda (3,088 m)|
|Ra’s Bayrut (1,251,739)
Nabatiye et Tahta (120,000)
|President Michel Aoun|
|Prime Minister Tammam Salam|
|22 November 1943 (from France)|
|£ (Lebanese Pound)|
|$1 (USD) = £1509.80|
Society in Lebanon is much more liberal and accepting than the other countries in the region, especially with regards to issues such as women’s rights, homosexuality, etc.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/le.html (Majority of information)
http://www.csb.gov.lv/sites/default/files/nr_11_demografija_2015_15_00_lv_en_0.pdf (Ethnic data)
http://www.lstatic.org/PDF/demographenglish.pdf (Religious data)
http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/lebanon-population/cities/ (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 11 November 2016
1This ethnic data is outdated. More recent data is difficult to find.
2The Druze Islamic sect is difficult to find accurate data on. However, it is estimated that as of 2009, 6-8% of Lebanon’s population is Druze.