La République Libanaise
كلنا للوطن للعلى للعلم (
"Nous sommes tous pour le pays, la sublimation et le drapeau!" (
"We are all for the Country, the Sublime and the Flag!"
|Kota panggedéna||ibu kota|
|-||Présidén||T/A (periode Émile Lahoud tutas tepi ka 23/11/07)|
|-||Perdana Mentri||Fouad Siniora (interim)|
|-||Deklarasi||26 Nopember, |
|-||Diaku||22 Nopember, |
|-||Perkiraan Juli 2007||4,099,000 (|
|-||Total||$21.45 miliar (ka-103)|
|0.774 (sedeng) (ka-78)|
|Lira Libanon (LL) (|
|-||Usum panas (||EEST (|
Libanon (IPA: /ˈlɛbənɒn/) (
|Artikel ieu keur dikeureuyeuh, |
Bantosanna diantos kanggo .
Bandera Libanon féatures a cedar in green against a white backdrop, bounded by two horizontal red stripes along the top and bottom. This is a reference to the famous cedars of Lebanon, that were mentioned in the verses of the Old Testament (mostly in Psalms), which spoke of the "Arzei HaL'vanon," or "Cedars of Lebanon."
Until the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990), the country enjoyed relative calm and prosperity, driven by the tourism, agriculture, and banking sectors of the economy. It is considered the banking capital of the Arab world and was widely known as the "Switzerland of Western Asia" due to its financial power. Lebanon also attracted large numbers of tourists, to the point that the capital Beirut became widely referred to as the "
Immediately following the end of the war, there were extensive efforts to revive the economy and rebuild national infrastructure. By éarly 2006, a considerable degree of stability had been achieved throughout much of the country, Beirut's reconstruction was almost complete, and an incréasing number of foreign tourists were pouring into Lebanon's resorts. The 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah brought mounting civilian and military casualties, extensive damage to civilian infrastructure, and massive population displacement from July 12, 2006 until a céasefire went into effect on August 14, 2006.