Lebanon
 
 
Parliament
National Constitution

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Population
6,082,357 Source
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Welcome to Lebanon

Flag Description

three horizontal bands consisting of red (top), white (middle, double width), and red (bottom) with a green cedar tree centered in the white band; the red bands symbolize blood shed for liberation, the white band denotes peace, the snow of the mountains, and purity; the green cedar tree is the symbol of Lebanon and represents eternity, steadiness, happiness, and prosperity

Independence / Republic Days
Independence Declaration of Greater Lebanon 1 September 1920
- Constitution 23 May 1926
- Declared 26 November 1941
- Recognized 22 November 1943

Capital
Beirut

Calling code
961

Currency
Lebanese pound (LBP)

Geographic Coordinates
33°54'N 35°32'E

Official languages
Arabic

Location
Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria

Geographic coordinates
33 50 N, 35 50 E

Map references
Middle East

Area
total: 10,400 sq km
country comparison to the world: 170
land: 10,230 sq km
water: 170 sq km

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Coastline
225 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
highest point: Qornet es Saouda 3,088 m

Nationality
noun: Lebanese (singular and plural)
adjective: Lebanese

Languages
Arabic (official), French, English, Armenian

National symbol(s)
cedar tree

National anthem
name: "Kulluna lil-watan" (All Of Us, For Our Country!)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Rachid NAKHLE/Wadih SABRA
note: adopted 1927; the anthem was chosen following a nationwide competition

Budget
revenues: $9.487 billion
expenditures: $13.56 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
21.8% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 149

Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)
-9.4% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 202

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Lebanon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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