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  • الجمهورية اللبنانية  (Arabic)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah
Anthem: "كلّنا للوطن"  (Arabic)
"Kullunā li-l-waṭan"
"All of us! For our Country!"(English)
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]
Recognised languagesFrench
Local vernacularLebanese Arabic[nb 2]
Religion
Demonym(s)Lebanese
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconfessionalistconstitutional republic[2]
Michel Aoun
Hassan Diab
Nabih Berri
LegislatureParliament
Establishment
1 September 1920
23 May 1926
• Independence declared
22 November 1943
• French mandate ended
24 October 1945
• Withdrawal of French forces
17 April 1946
• Syrian and Israeli occupations
1976–2005
24 May 2000
30 April 2005
Area
• Total
10,452 km2 (4,036 sq mi) (161st)
• Water (%)
1.8
Population
• 2018 estimate
6,859,408[3][4] (109th)
• Density
560/km2 (1,450.4/sq mi) (21st)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$91 billion[5]
• Per capita
$11,562[5] (66th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$18 billion[5] (82nd)
• Per capita
$2,745[5]
GiniPositive decrease 50.7
high
HDI (2018)Decrease 0.730[6]
high · 93rd
CurrencyLebanese pound (LBP)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Driving sideright [7]
Calling code+961[8]
ISO 3166 codeLB
Internet TLD.lb

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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