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Wednesday 5 September 2012


Ministry of Youth and Sports Sami el Solh Avenue - Alieh 3rd floor Beirut

Phone and Fax : +961 1 42 43 87


Conventional name: Republic of Lebanon

Surface area: 10.452 KmĀ²

Comparison with an European country: about 1/4 des Pays-Bas

Capital: Beirut

Population: 4.3 millions of inhabitants

Young people under 25 years: 42,7 %

GDP/ inhab: 13 400 dollars

Ethnique groupes: Arabs 95%, Armenians 4%

Religions: Sunnite muslims: 22% - Shiite muslims: 25% - Druzes : 8% - Christians (all rites) : 41%

Official language: Arabic

Currency: Lebanese Pound (1000 LPound=0,71 Euro, on the 31.5.2002)

Unemployment rate (1997): 23,2%

Independence year: 1943 (from the French Mandate)

Member of United Nations: 1945

State system: unitary republic on community basis (see Taef Agreements)

Regime system: Parliamentary

Formalities: Obtaining a visa at the airport in Beirut for a vacation or Consulate of Lebanon + Passport valid six months after the date of return

Sources (Figures) : Economist Intelligence Unit, UN Population Data base, CIA.

Useful websites

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