Facts about Lebanon

Lebanon has 18 religious communities

It has 40 daily newspapers

It has over 100 banks

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)


It has 42 universities


The name CEDAR (Lebanon's trees) appears 75 times
 in the Old Testament!

There's 3.5 Million Lebanese in Lebanon 12. There's around 10 Million Lebanese outside Lebanon!



There are over 350 Night Clubs in the City of Beirut alone!

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."
Byblos (city in Lebanon) is the oldest, continuously living city in the world.

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

The name of the BIBLE is originated  from the name of the city BYBLOS!!!

 

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 yrs 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.

70% of the students are in private schools.
 40% of the Lebanese people are Christians (this is the highest percent in all the Arab countries)
There's 1 doctor per 10 people in Lebanon (In Europe & America, there's 1 doctor per 100 people)
The name LEBANON appears 75 times in the Old Testament
Lebanon has been occupied by over 16 countries: (Egyptians-Hittites-Assyrians - Babylonians- Persians- Alexander the greats Army- the Roman Empire Byzantine- the Arabian Peninsula-The Crusaders- the Ottoman Empire Britain- France- Israel- Syria)
The 1st law school in the world was built in Lebanon, in Downtown Beirut.
Jesus Christ made his 1st miracle in Lebanon, in Sidon (The miracle of turning water into wine) 13. The Phoenicians (In Lebanon) built the 1st boat, and they were the first to sail ever!

Lebanon is the only non-dictatorial country in the Arab world (Yes, they have an elected President!)

Lebanese are Proud People

 
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 Lebanon - Map (click here)
 

Pictures from Lebanon of yesterday and today

 
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