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Lebanon Flag The Republic of Lebanon (French: République libanaise) is a country in the Middle East, located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered by Israel and Syria.

As of 2009, the population of Jordan was estimated as being 4,224,000. The country's capital and largest city is Beirut, which, as of 2007, has a population of about 2.1 million.

Lebanon Country Details


Country Name Lebanon
Political Status Country
Geographic Location The Middle East
Flag Lebanon Flag
Principal Languages
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Capital Beirut


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    Lebanon (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Paul Doyle

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    Lebanon (Bradt Travel Guide)
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    This new edition of Bradt's Lebanon remains the most comprehensive and detailed English-language guide available. In addition to its more in-depth coverage of essential background information such as history, culture and religion the guide has expanded treatment for the business traveller and prospective property buyer. Subjects such as the environment and responsible travel are given increased emphasis, and there is plenty of additional information for those interested in volunteering opportunities. The guide also caters for all types of travellers and budgets with extensive listings and reviews for accommodation and restaurants. There is also a new section on travelling with children. With a comprehensive language appendix covering both Arabic and French together with an expanded further reading section for this new edition, Bradt's Lebanon is an indispensable practical companion for use within the country and a useful work of reference for armchair travellers too.
    Although only half the size of Wales, Lebanon offers extraordinary diversity. Here, some of the oldest human settlements in the world at the Phoenician ports of Tyre, Sidon and Byblos sit alongside modern Beirut, popular for its cuisine, eclectic nightlife and mosaic of peoples. In Lebanon's second city, Tripoli, busy medieval souks are watched over by a vast Crusader castle. Outside the city, snow-capped mountains and the lush Qadisha Valley with its snaking river and waterfalls provide entertainment for skiers and hikers, while the Mediterranean Sea draws sun and watersports enthusiasts. Bradt's Lebanon provides detailed cultural and practical information to this increasingly popular destination. It also provides in-depth historical and religious background enabling visitors to travel with awareness and sensitivity.

    Lonely Planet Syria & Lebanon (Lonely Planet Syria and Lebanon) (Multi Country Travel Guide)
    By Terry Carter & Amelia Thomas

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (436 pages)

    Lonely Planet Syria & Lebanon (Lonely Planet Syria and Lebanon) (Multi Country Travel Guide)
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    Product Description:
    Discover Syria & Lebanon

    Smile your thanks when the elderly caretaker of a Damascus house opens the door just for you
    Test-drive your Arabic as you fly through the Syrian desert in a 1960s Dodge taxi
    What conflict? Find your peace hiking amid waterfalls, hermitages and monasteries in Lebanon's gorgeous Qadisha Valley
    Lather up with olive oil soap from Aleppo's famous souq - and learn how to pick one fit for a queen

    In This Guide:

    Three authors, 140 days of on-the-road research, one international conflict, countless invitations to tea
    Ask the archaeologist: all your questions on Syria's stunning ruins answered by a specialist
    Get the local lowdown: special color chapter featuring travel tips from Syrians and Lebanese
    Lonely Planet Middle East (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet, Sofia Barbarani, Virginia Maxwell, Anthony Sattin & Jenny Walker

    Lonely Planet Publications
    Paperback (608 pages)

    Lonely Planet Middle East (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Middle East is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Be awed by the grandeur of Istanbul's Aya Sofia, contemplate history at Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock, and explore the wonder of Giza's Pyramids; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Middle East and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Middle East:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, religion, architecture, cuisine, arts, landscape, environment, traveller etiquette, safe travel, women travellers
    • Over 75 maps
    • Covers Egypt, Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Middle East, our most comprehensive guide to the Middle East, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    • Looking for a guide focused on Turkey, Egypt or Iran? Check out Lonely Planet's Turkey, Egypt or Iran guides for a comprehensive look at all these countries have to offer.
    • Also check out Lonely Planet Istanbul, a detailed guide to the city's most renowned attractions, or Pocket Istanbul, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Sofia Barbarani, Jessica Lee, Virginia Maxwell, Daniel Robinson, Anthony Sattin, Andy Symington, Jenny Walker

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    Lebanon (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Paul Doyle

    Bradt Travel Guides
    Paperback (272 pages)

    Lebanon (Bradt Travel Guide)
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    Product Description:

    Although smaller than the state of Connecticut, Lebanon offers extraordinary diversity. Here some of the oldest human settlements in the world at the Phoenician ports of Tyre, Sidon, and Byblos sit alongside modern Beirut, popular for its cuisine, eclectic nightlife, and mosaic of peoples. In Lebanon's second city, Tripoli, busy medieval souks are watched over by a vast Crusader castle. Outside the city, snow-capped mountains and the lush Qadisha Valley with its snaking river and waterfalls provide entertainment for skiers and hikers, while the Mediterranean Sea draws sun and watersports enthusiasts. Bradt's Lebanon provides detailed cultural and practical information to this increasingly popular destination. It also provides in-depth historical and religious background enabling visitors to travel with awareness and sensitivity.

    Beirut Focus Guide (Footprint Focus)
    By Jessica Lee

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    Beirut Focus Guide (Footprint Focus)
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    • Footprint Handbooks
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    Go for an early morning walk along the Corniche – Beirut’s seaside promenade – and watch as the Mediterranean Sea laps against the rocks while the summits of Mount Lebanon dominate the horizon to the east. Enjoy a strong black coffee here before hitting Hamra to experience Beirut’s bustling commercial side or the old Central District to admire the elegantly restored Ottoman and French-colonial buildings – a demonstration of Beirut’s determination to become the ‘Paris of the East’ once again. Footprintfocus Beirut features practical advice on getting to and around this up-and-coming city, along with fascinating insights into Beirut’s culture and history.

     

    ·         Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around.

    ·         Highlights maps of the region so you know what not to miss.

    ·         Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, drink and sleep.

    ·         Detailed street maps for Beirut and key destinations.

    ·         Slim enough to fit in your pocket.


    Loaded with advice and information on how to get around, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out of Beirut without weighing you down.

    Lebanon Map (Road Maps)
    By Explorer Publishing

    Explorer Publishing
    Map (1 pages)

    Lebanon Map (Road Maps)
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    The new Lebanon Road Map is the most accurate and comprehensive map of Lebanon, and the best way to find your way around the country.

    With a clean, easy-to-read design, the whole of Lebanon is covered on one large-scale map. Using the most up-to-date mapping available, it shows all cities, towns and villages, and key landmarks such as hotels, airports and markets, with a handy directory of map references so you can easily find your way about.

    Lebanon Travel Pack (Globetrotter Travel Packs)
    By Moira McCrossan

    Globetrotter
    Paperback (128 pages)

    Lebanon Travel Pack (Globetrotter Travel Packs)
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    • Globetrotter
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    The highly successful Globetrotter Travel Series, which includes Travel Guides, Travel Maps, Road Atlases, Best Of Pocket Guides and In Your Pocket Language Guides, presently covers more than 90 destinations worldwide. The Packs are excellent value, including both a guidebook and a foldout Globetrotter map of the region, in a printed plastic wallet.

    The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by color photographs, charts and maps for the first time traveler who wants to experience the major highlights that Lebanon has to offer. The fold-out map of Lebanon is ideal for tourists and visitors.

    Lonely Planet Lebanon
    By Siona Jenkins

    Brand: Lonely Planet Publications
    Paperback (264 pages)

    Lonely Planet Lebanon
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    Includes extensive historical, political and cultural information; up-to-date advice on the best places to stay and eat on any budget; what to do and see, from skiing to exploring archaeological sites; helpful advice on getting around, including visas and border crossings; and a concise Arabic language chapter.

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