Lebanon

Languages:

Arabic 

Time zone:

EET (UTC+2) 

Electricity:

220V 50Hz 

Area:

10,452 sq km 

Population:

6,184,701 (2015 estimate) 

Currency:

Lebanese pound 

Religion:

Ibadi Muslim (75%), Sunni Muslim, Shiite Muslim, Hindu 

Government:

Overseas territory of the UK 

Phone code:

+961 

Lebanon's flag Flag of Lebanon
Lebanon , officially known as the Lebanese Republic (Arabic: الجمهورية اللبنانية‎‎ al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah; Lebanese pronunciation:, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, while Cyprus is west across the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon's location at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Basin and the Arabian hinterland facilitated its rich history and shaped a cultural identity of religious and ethnic diversity.At just 10,452 km2 (4,036 sq. mi.), it is the smallest recognized country on the entire mainland Asian continent.

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