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Lebanese Republic
الجمهورية اللبنانية (Arabic)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah
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) (162nd)
• Water (%)
1.8
Population
• 2016 estimate
6,006,668[3] (112th)
• Density
560/km2 (1,450.4/sq mi) (21st)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$88.786 billion[4] (88th)
• Per capita
$19,128[4] (80th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$53.915 billion[4] (86th)
• Per capita
$11,615[4] (71st)
HDI (2015)Decrease 0.763[5]
high · 76th
CurrencyLebanese pound (LBP)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on theright[6]
Calling code+961[7]
ISO 3166 codeLB
Internet TLD.lb

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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