Country:   Lebanon
Capital:   Beirut
AreaSqKm:   10,400
Population:   4,125,247
Region:   WAS
Continent:   AS
tld:   .lb
CurrencyCode:   LBP
CurrencyName:   Pound
Phone:   961
Languages:   ar-LB fr-LB en hy
neighbours:   SY:IL
Time Zone:   GMT +2 (March-October +3).
Description:   Lebanon is a small country located at the far end of the Mediterranean Sea in the Middle East. Israel is below it and it is surrounded by Syria. Lebanon was once one of the top travel destinations in the world for the rich and famous. It was the Middle Eastern equivalent of Monaco .That was as late as the 1960’s. They are slowly but surely re establishing themselves as the predominant middle eastern tourism destination.
Useful Links:   http://www.destinationlebanon.gov.lb/eng/index.asp This is the official web site for the Lebanese Tourism Board. It is an excellent and informative site. http://www.surete-generale.gov.lb/english/english.htm This is the official web site for the Lebanese General Security Ministry who are responsible for issuing visas. It is available in Arabic, English and French.Very detailed and easy to navigate. http://www.emigrants.gov.lb/links.html This is the official website for the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The above link will take you directly to the links section which is excellent.

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