full name: Lebanese Republic Lebanon flag
capital city: Beirut
population: 6,184,701 (July 2015 est.)
official language: Arabic
business language: English (main), French
major religion: Islam, Christianity
intl.dialling code: +961
internet suffix: .lb
time zone: UTC/GMT + 2 hours
currency: 1 pound (or lira) = 100 piastres
GDP - real growth rate: 2.3% (2014 est.)
GDP - per capita: $18,000 (2014 est.)
main export: Foodstuffs and tobacco
government: Republic
head of state:  
prime minister: