Country: Lebanon

Population: 3,925,502

Capital: Beirut

Time Zone: UTC+2

Currency Name: Lebanese pound (LBP)

Government Type: Republic

Languages: Arabic (official), French, English, Armenian

Ethnic Breakdown: Arab 95%, Armenian 4%, other 1%

Religion: Muslim 59.7% (Shi'a, Sunni, Druze, Isma'ilite, Alawite or Nusayri), Christian 39% (Maronite Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Melkite Catholic, Armenian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic, Armenian Catholic, Syrian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Chaldean, Assyrian, Copt, Protestant), other 1.3%

Major Cities:

Phone Country Code: 961

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website: www.destinationlebanon.gov.lb/eng/index.asp

High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 110/220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, b, c, d, g

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Beirut has been destroyed and rebuilt 7 times.