Lebanon Economy

Lebanon Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Lebanon has been experiencing one of the world’s worst economic and financial crises since the fall of 2019, the only solution to which is the adoption of painful structural economic reforms. The devastating explosion at the port of Beirut in […]

Lebanon Visa

Lebanon Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Lebanon Citizens of Russia do not need to apply for a visa in advance to enter Lebanon for up to 30 days. It is issued at the airport upon arrival or at any border point in Lebanon. You must have a passport with a validity of at least 6 […]

History in Lebanon

History in Lebanon

The results of archaeological excavations in Lebanon prove that already from the 8th millennium BC. fishing tribes lived in this part of the Mediterranean coast. In 4-1 millennia BC. the Phoenician trading city-states flourished here: Tyre (modern Sur), Sidon (modern Saida), Berytus (modern Beirut) and Byblos or Byblos (modern Jubail). The favorable geographical position of […]

Lebanon Resorts

Lebanon Resorts and Attractions

Lebanon is a small state with a mountainous relief, located in the Middle East. Shared borders with Syria in the east and north, bordering Israel. According to smb, the capital is Beirut. Currency – Lebanese pound. The official language is Arabic. Religion – Christianity. The climate in the country is Mediterranean – cool in winter […]

Lebanon History

Lebanon History

The birth of the state Mountainous and impervious, the current Lebanon was from ancient times not very accessible to the control of the political authorities of the area. After the Arab conquest, it was partially Islamized, while remaining the seat of important Christian communities; its relative isolation also made it a valuable refuge for ethnic […]

Landmarks of Lebanon

Landmarks of Lebanon

According to ehotelat, the capital of Lebanon, Beirut, is one of the oldest and most interesting cities in the Mediterranean, the “Paris of the Middle East”, as it was once called. Today, Beirut is the financial and banking center not only of Lebanon, but of the entire Middle East. The territory on which the city […]

LEBANON State Flag

Lebanon State Facts

  CAPITAL Beirut STATE STRUCTURE Parliamentary republic INTERNAL DIVISION Lebanon is divided into 6 governorates or provinces, which in turn are divided into 25 districts. The regions are divided into districts. SQUARE 10,452 km² CLIMATE mediterranean climate OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Arabic language CURRENCY Lebanese pound POPULATION 4.5 million NATIONAL COMPOSITION Arabs (95%), Greeks, Armenians, etc. RELIGION […]

Tire Ruins (World Heritage)

Tire Ruins (World Heritage)

Tire, today’s Sur, is one of the oldest cities in the Mediterranean. It was already in the 2nd millennium BC. An important trading town. Their wealth was based on the trade in cedar and purple in ancient times. Phoenician city walls are still preserved today, but most of the ruins date from Roman times, such […]

Byblos Ruins (World Heritage)

Byblos Ruins (World Heritage)

The Phoenician port city is one of the oldest cities in Lebanon. Traces of settlement go back to the 5th millennium BC. The most important monuments include the ruins of the Baalat Gebal Temple (2700 BC) and the Obelisk Temple (1900–1600 BC), numerous royal tombs (around 1800 BC) and the tomb of Ahiram, a theater […]

Baalbek Ruins (World Heritage)

Baalbek Ruins (World Heritage)

According to cheeroutdoor, the ruins are located northeast of Beirut. The cult site of the sun god Baal was expanded into a magnificent Jupiter sanctuary in Roman times and became one of the largest temples in the Roman Empire. The individual temples were able to compete with those on the Acropolis due to their monumentality […]

Anjar Ruins (World Heritage)

Anjar Ruins (World Heritage)

The ruins of the Umayyad city of Anjar near Beirut date back to the 8th century. Caliph Walid I (705-715) had a splendid summer residence built here. With its square floor plan, it is influenced by Roman city architecture. The buildings themselves, the palaces and the mosque, on the other hand, follow regional patterns. Anjar […]