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  • Lebanon Overview

    Located on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea at the confluence of three continents, Lebanon is a spectacular country featuring green valleys, alpine peaks and sun-kissed beaches. The mesmerising natural beauty is further enhanced by the pleasant climate of the country. The capital, Beirut is also the largest city…
  • Beirut Overview

    Flanked by majestic mountains on one side and the Mediterranean coast on the other, Beirut is the capital and the largest city of Lebanon.

    The climate of Beirut is quite predictable and pleasant throughout the year, making it one of best destinations to visit.

  • Tripoli (Lebanon) Overview

    In northern Lebanon, lies the city of Tripoli. Having a long history, in the olden times, the city was the centre for the Phoenician confederation that included Tyre, Sidon and Arados giving the city the name Tripoli, which means "Triple-City" in Greek. The city was under the control of various…
  • The Telefric - A Gondola Style Cable Ride.

    The Telefric is a Gondola style cable lift that transports visitors from the bay of Jounieh to Our lady of Lebanon shrine situated in Harissa. Passengers can enjoy amazing views of the bay and the coast from the Telefric cable car.

  • Anjar - The Ancient City.

     

    About 58Km from Beirut is the town of Anjar located in the Beqaa Valley. Anjar was established in the 8th century during the Umayyad era under the Caliph Walid Ibn Abd Al-Malak. The location of Anjar made it one of the most important commercial centres during the Umayyad era.

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Lebanon Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Beirut

GEOGRAPHY

The area of Lebanon comes closer to 10,452 sq Km's and due to its long rectangular shape, The islands Length is almost three times than its width.Lebanon has a coast Line of 225km's.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 4.2 Million. Muslims account for about 59.7% of the population.

CLIMATE

Lebanon has a long hot and dry summer while the winter tend to be short and rainy. Average temperature's close to 20°C (68°F). Autumn and spring promises a warm and pleasant climate which will be ideal for visitors.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Arabic is the official language. French & English are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+2 hrs
GMT +1 hr Day Light saving time.

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8 AM to 2 PM
General: 8 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
New Years Day: January 1st
Armenian Christmas : January 6th
St. Maroun Day: February 9th
Labor Day : May 1st
Ascention : August 15th
Independence Day : November 22nd
Christmas Day : December 25th

Based on the lunar calandar:
Eid Al-Fitre
Eid Al-Adha
Islamic New Year(Muharram 1st)
Prophet Mohammad(pbuh) Birthday

CURRENCY

Lebanese Pounds

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police: 112or 999
Medical: 140
Fire: 175

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