Asia LEBANON

Published on June 8th, 2014 | by World Flags

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LEBANON

LEBANON

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Republic of LEBANON

Area – 10,452 sq km / 4,034 sq ml

Capital – Beirut

Language – Arabic, French, Armenian, English

Currency – Lebanese Pound

Population – 3,727,703

Life expectancy – 65 (men), 69 (women)

Literacy rate – 88% (men), 73% (women)

Religions – 35% Shi’ite Muslim, 23% Sunni Muslim, 27% Christian

Physical features – narrow coastal plain with fertile Bekka valley running north – south through mountain ranges

Ethnic distribution – 90% Arab, with minorities of Armenian, Assyrian, Jewish, Turkish and Greek

Exports – citrus and other fruit, vegetables


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