Lebanon

 
 
General Information

Capital: Beirut

Population: 3,236,000

Land Area: 10,400 sqkm

Per Capita GNP: $3,700

Under 5 Mortality Rate: 32 (per thousand)

Adult Literacy: 91%(M); 77%(F)

Fertility Rate: 2.5

Life Expectancy: 72(M); 75(F)

Urbanization Rate: 90%

Unemployment Rate: 18% (1997)

Major Language: Arabic, French

Major Religion: Islam

Government Type: Republic

* Data are from UNSD, UNICEF and CIA World Factbook


Internet Resource

President of the Council of Ministers

Embassy of Lebanon in Washington D.C.

A Country Study
Comprehensive information about Lebanon, including the economy, history, geography,
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WWW-VL History of Lebanon.

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Weekly newspaper in English.

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