MIDDLE EAST -
Total Population (million): 4.09707580445
Annual growth rate: 1.097492%
Urban population: 86.72%
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
Business language: French and Arabic
Religion: Muslims (shiites and sunni) 70%
Christians (othodox, armenians, gregorians) 30%
Area: 10400 kmÂ²
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.
To call from Lebanon, dial 00
To call in Lebanon, dial 961
Internet suffix: .lb
Access to electricity: n.c.