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Discover Lebanon

Lebanon is famous for its exquisite beauty, diversity, glamor, European flavor, and hospitable people. Its rich culture and history have placed it on the “must see” list of every world traveler. Lebanese cities are among the most famous names in ancient history and majestic ruins still stand today as a testimony to the greatness of people who lived in this land.
 
The nature of Lebanon makes it the only country in the Arab world that embraces four seasons yearly. No matter what the season, there is always something special to enjoy. In the winter season, ski resorts offer tourists slopes that are comparable to even the best resorts in Europe. In the summer, international festivals all over the country – in Baalbek, Byblos, Beiteddine, Batroun, and Jounieh – bring together Lebanese and foreign artists to perform in stunning archaeological and historical sites. These events have given Lebanon an enviable place on the cultural map of the Middle East.
 
Lebanon has it all!
Visitors to Lebanon enjoy outstanding service in world-class hotels and resorts, restaurants, casinos, theaters, cinemas, and nightclubs and luxury shopping centers along with advanced communication and transportation services. Lebanon also offers access to cutting-edge medical centers. 

  Capital
Beirut

  Population
Approximately 4.5 million

  Area
10.452 square kilometers

  Monetary Unit
Lebanese Lira

  Flag
The Lebanese flag is divided into three wide horizontal stripes with red on top and bottom, and a green cedar tree, the emblem of the country.

 Beirut was destroyed and rebuilt 7 times (this is why it's compared to the Phoenix.)

 Lebanon is the only Asian/African country that doesn't have a desert.

 Lebanon is one of the most populated countries in its archeological sites, in the world!

 There are 15 rivers in Lebanon (all of them coming from its own mountains)

  There's 4.5 Million Lebanese in Lebanon. There's around 10 Million Lebanese outside Lebanon!

 People say that the cedars were planted by God's own hands (This is why they're called "The Cedars of God", and this is why Lebanon is called "God's Country on Earth."

  The first alphabet was created by Cadmus in Byblos (city in Lebanon)

 The only temple of Jupiter (the main Greek god) is in Baalbeck, Lebanon (The City of the Sun)

 Lebanon's name has been around for 4.000 years non- stop (it's the oldest country/ nation's name in the world!)

  Lebanon is the country that has the most books written about it.

 The name LEBANON appears 75 times in the Old Testament

 Lebanon has been occupied by over 16 countries/civilizations: (Egyptians-Hittites-Assyrians - Babylonians- Persians- Alexander the greats Army- Romans -Byzantine- Arabian - Crusaders- Ottomans -Britain- France- Israel)