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Lebanon in Figures
GEOGRAPHY
  • Capital
    Beirut 

  • Main Cities
    Beirut - Baabda - Jezzine - Saida - Baalbeck - Zahle - Tripoli - Nabatiyeh

  • Area
    10,452 km2

  • Coastline
    225 km
LEBANON MAP
GOVERNMENT
SOCIO - DEMOGRAPHICS
  • Form of Government
    Parliamentary Democracy
 
  • Head of State
    Michel Aoun
 
  • Head of Government
    Saad-Eddine Al-Hariri
 
  • Speaker of Parliament
    Nabih Berri 
 
  • Official Languages
    Arabic
 
  • Currency
    Lebanese Pounds
    USD 1 ≈  LBP 1507.5
  • Population (2017)
    4.51 million1  
 
  • Density (2017)
    432/km22  

  • Urban Population (2017)
    88% of total2 

  • Labor Force (2017)
    2.2 million2

 

  Source: 1IMF, 2World Bank

  • Labor Force Participation Rate (est. 2017)
    47%1

  • Unemployment Rate  (est. 2017)
    6.3%1

  • Primary School Net Enrolment Ratio (2016)
    81.9%2

  • Percentage of Tertiary Education (2015)
    43%3

  • Human Development Index (2015)
    0.7633

Source: 1International Labor Organization (ILO), 2UNESCO, 3Human Development Report 2015