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Lebanese Republic
الجمهورية اللبنانية (Arabic)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah
République libanaise (French)
Anthem: 
Location of Lebanon
Location of Lebanon
Capital
and largest city
Beirut
33°54′N35°32′E / 33.900°N 35.533°E / 33.900; 35.533
Official languagesArabic[nb 1]
DemonymLebanese
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
multi-confessionalistrepublic[1]
Michel Aoun[2]
Saad Hariri
Nabih Berri
LegislatureParliament
Establishment
1 September 1920
• Constitution
23 May 1926
• Independence declared
22 November 1943
• Independence (Joined UN / French Mandate ended)
24 October 1945
• Withdrawal of French forces
31 December 1946
Area
• Total
10,452 km2 (4,036 sq mi) (166th)
• Water (%)
1.8
Population
• 2015 estimate
6,184,701[3][4] (112th)
• Density
560/km2 (1,450.4/sq mi) (21st)
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
• Total
$81.122 billion[5] (88th)
• Per capita
$17,986[3][5] (80th)
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
• Total
$49.919 billion[5] (86th)
• Per capita
$11,068[3][5] (71st)
HDI (2015)Decrease 0.763[6]
high · 76th
CurrencyLebanese pound (LBP)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on theright[7]
Calling code+961[8]
ISO 3166 codeLB
Internet TLD.lb

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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