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Economic indicators for Lebanon


Republic of Lebanon

Is an Arab country located in the Middle East in the south-west Asia. Is bordered by Syria to the north and east, and occupied Palestine, overlooking the west on the Mediterranean Sea.

Lebanon has a long history dating back over 7000 years of existence and interaction with other civilizations.

Is a democratic country, Republican Toaivi rich multi-cultures and the diversity of cultures.

Most of the population of Arab Muslims and Christians alike.

Unlike the rest of the Arab countries there is an effective presence of Christians in public life and politics.

Hagar and his children spread around the world since the days of the Phoenicians, and is currently the number of Lebanese immigrants estimated to double the number of Lebanese residents,

Republic of Lebanon


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Beirut

capital ( DC )

Sidon

Largest city

Arabic

Official Language

Republic

Regime

From France,  11/1943

Autonomy

 10.452 Km 2

 

1.6

Area

 - Total

 (%)- Water

4,500,000 

404/ km2

Population 

Population density

51.474  Billion  $

13,373 $

GNP

 

 - GDP per capita

 

Qatari riyal

 Currency

+2 (UTC)

 

+3 (UTC)  

 

Time Zone

Time Difference

 

Summer

.  lb

Code online

+961

Calling code

 

Economy

Known about the Lebanese civil society it is a community investment business. This has allowed the spread of the Lebanese in the world in building business relationships worldwide. Lebanon has a high proportion of skilled labor equal to the level of European countries, is the highest among Arab countries.

 

Agriculture

Although Lebanon is ideally suited for the cultivation of abundant water and fertile land, the highest rate among the Asian-Arab countries, but the ratio of

investment in the food industry is weak and attracts more than 12% of the workforce and the output of agriculture does not exceed 11% of the gross domestic product, the lowest compared with other economic sectors. One of the main Lebanese agricultural products: apples, peaches, oranges and lemons.

 

Industry

Lebanon lacks the raw materials of natural raw materials and depends on the Arab countries in access to oil, therefore, the productivity of the process of establishing industries unprofitable, so the Lebanese Industrialists focuses on manufacturing and re-installation of the products imported.

In 2004, the industrial sector served 26% of the labor force and contributed about 21% of the GDP. Of the major industries: food processing, textiles, chemicals, cement, wood products and metal jewelry, oil refining, there are other natural resources such as limestone and iron ore, salt.

The most important character: Industry straw ceramic pottery blown glass, copper, textile, wood, and industry Almrbban, knives and smelting bells and ornaments of silver and soap making and embroidery

 

Services

The most important sectors of Lebanese economic sector is services, particularly the tourism sector and banks. Lebanon's system of capital and the Bank Secrecy Act which followed attracted many of the capitalists.  And the nature of the country's attractions and tourist and cultural activities make it a magnet for tourists and meant especially tourists from the Arabian Gulf even during crises. About 65% of the labor force working in the service sector which contributes about 67.3% of GDP,

       

Tourism

Characterized by Lebanon in the appropriate atmosphere for tourism in the summer period is also characterized by very popular with tourists from the bays

A beautiful country with mountains, and also to the most discriminate things where it's green year-round cultivation due to the large number of cedar trees where one of the old trees, which live in the the summer and winter, a coastal country along the border any of the north to south overlooking the sea

The places that attract tourists to it, namely.

First Jeita Grotto, one of the admirable minimum.

Museums: Lebanon's civilization and heritage that has amounted to the most prestigious landmarks of history and a maximum in time. Here the attention of tourists to these monuments, which absorb more than twenty museums over all Lebanese territory.

 

Festivals:

Held in Lebanon, many music festivals for artists to Lebanese and Arab and international, which attracts the Lebanese and the Arabs, the most famous festivals of Lebanon: Baalbek, Beiteddine Festival, Festival of Byblos, and the Al Bustan Festival,

 

Land and climate

Location - overlooking the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea is bounded on the north and east Syria, and south of Palestine, and the climate is cool and rainy in winter with snow on the highlands and hot, humid summer in sea level