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Geography Statistics of Lebanon

Lebanon's Information

Flag of Lebanon
Land Area 10,230 km2
Water Area 170 km2
Total Area 10,400km2 (#161)
Population 6,237,738 (#107)
Population Density 609.75/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $85.16 Billion
GDP Per Capita $18,500
Currency Pound (LBP)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 139.81 miles (225 km)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 3,950 sq miles (10,230 sq km)
    ( water) 66 sq miles (170 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 4,015 sq miles (10,400 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 6 governorates in Lebanon. They are Beyrouth, Beqaa, Liban-Nord, Liban-Sud, Mont-Liban and Nabatiye
  • Horizontal Width: 27.82 miles (44.77 km) from Beirut east to Zahl
  • Vertical Length: 69.65 miles (112.09 km) from Jazzin north to Chekka

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) Israel, Syria
  • Geographic Center: About 4.36 miles (7.01 km) west of Zahl
  • Highest Point: Qurnat as Sawda' 10,128 ft.
    (3,087 m)
  • Lowest Point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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