:: MIDDLE EAST - Lebanon

Capital: Beirut

Total Population (million): 4.09707580445
Annual growth rate: 1.097492%
Density: 396.4126inhab./km²
Urban population: 86.72%
Ethnic Origins:
Official Language: Arabic
Other languages spoken: Lebanon is a country which is very homogeneous as far as languages are concerned. Indeed, 93% of the population speak Arabic. However, it is not the classic Arabic, which is the official language of the State, but the Syro-Lebanese Arabic (which is also called Lebanese Arabic). Otherwise, French and English as well as the classic Arabic are frequently used as second languages. It is true that in Lebanon, a lot of people speak foreign languages.
Business language: French and Arabic
Religion: Muslims (shiites and sunni) 70%
Christians (othodox, armenians, gregorians) 30%
Country overview

Area: 10400 km²
Type of State: Republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of economy: Upper-middle-income economy
It is heavily dependent on foreign trade for importing consumer goods and raw materials.

Telephone code:
To call from Lebanon, dial 00
To call in Lebanon, dial 961
Internet suffix: .lb
Telephone lines:
Internet users:
Access to electricity: n.c.



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