Lebanon

Lebanon

The Lebanese Republic is an Arab country with its capital in Beirut, and it is located on the coast overlooking the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, and it is one of the most densely populated countries. A republic was declared in 1926 AD, and in 1946 AD Lebanon gained its independence after the French mandate

What borders Lebanon?

Lebanon has a land border that extends over a distance of 484 km, and a coastal one, as it shares its land borders with the Syrian Arab Republic from the northern and eastern sides with a length of 403 km, and it is bordered by the State of Palestine from the southern side with a border distance of 81 km, while its western borders On the Mediterranean coast

Lebanon’s population

Lebanon is a diverse country with its people. About 40% of the 22-year-old population belongs to the Christian religion, and it is the only country in the Arab world that is presided over by Christians by virtue of a constitutional custom. The Lebanese people are divided into 18 recognized sects. The Lebanese are scattered around the world as expatriates or immigrants of Lebanese origin

Lebanon’s currency

The Lebanese pound is the official currency currently used in the Lebanese Republic in its paper and metal denominations, and the pound is divided into several denominations: 1,000 pounds, 5,000 pounds, 10,000 pounds, 20,000 pounds, 50,000 pounds, and 100,000 pounds. As for the coin, it is 250 pounds and 500 pounds, and the American dollar is used as currency in circulation among individuals in some places such as restaurants and hotels[1].

Tourism in Lebanon

There are many types of tourism depending on the intended goal

Archaeological monuments in Lebanon

  • Beiteddine Palace
  • El-Bass Cemetery Pictures
  • Baalbek Castle

Religious landmarks in Lebanon

  • Temple of Bacchus
  • St. George’s Cathedral
  • Our Lady of Qannoubine Monastery
  • Temple of Jupiter

Natural attractions in Lebanon

  • Jeita Grotto
  • Cedar forests

REFERENCES:

[1]  Wikipedia: Lebanese pound