Lebanon

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For ither uises, see Lebanon (disambiguation).
Republic o Lebanon
اَلْجُمْهُورِيَّة اَللُّبْنَانِيَّة (Arabic)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah
République libanaise (French)
Banner Coat o Airms
(Banner) (Coat o Airms)
Motto: nane
Lebanon
Offeecial leid Arabic
French
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Beirut
Guvrenment 
 - Preses
 - Prime Meenister

Confessionalist, parliamentary republic
Michel Suleiman
Saad Hariri 
Aurie
 - Tot
 - % watter

10,452km²
1.6%
Population
 - 2009
 -  census
 - Density
 
4,224,000

402/km²
Foondin 26 November 1941
recognized 22 November 1943
Siller Lebanese pund (LBP)
Time zone UTC + 2, Simmer: UTC + 3
Naitional anthem Lebanese Naitional Anthem
Internet TLD .lb
Cawin code 961

Lebanon (pronounced /ˈlɛbənɒn/ ( listen) or /ˈlɛbənən/; Arabic: لُبْنَان‎‎ Lubnān; French: Liban), offeecially the Republic o Lebanon[nb 1] (Arabic: اَلْجُمْهُورِيَّة اَللُّبْنَانِيَّة al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah; French: République libanaise), is a kintra on the eastren shore o the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered bi Sirie tae the north an east, an Israel tae the sooth. Lebanon's location at the crossroads o the Mediterranean Basin an the Arabian hinterland haes dictatit its rich history, an shapit a cultural identity o releegious an ethnic diversity.[1]

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  1. McGowen, Afaf Sabeh (1989). "Historical Setting". In Collelo, Thomas. Lebanon: A Country Study. Area Handbook Series (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: The Division. OCLC 18907889. Retrieved 24 July 2009. 
  1. Republic o Lebanon is the maist common term uised bi Lebanese government agencies. The term Lebanese Republic, a literal translation o the official Arabic an French names, is an aa uised, but less frequently.