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altLocation: Middle East, south west part of Lebanon it is the capital and a port.


    Dialing code: Country +961
                                  : City 01
    Emergency numbers:

•    Ambulance: (01) 865 561
•    Fire Department: 175 or (01) 310 105
•    Tourist Police: 112/160 or (01) 350 901
•    Civil Defense: 125 or (01) 425 244
•    Red Cross: 140 or (01) 863 295
•    Ministry of Tourism in Beirut: (01) 340940 /4 or 343 074
•    Airport: (01) 628 000
•    International Calls Operator: 100
•    Telephone Directory Services: 120


Population: City- 1, 250, 000
                    Metro- 2, 600, 000

Area: 100 km²
   
Languages: Arabic and French are the official languages of Lebanon and   commonly spoken. English is very widely spoken. You can also hear Armenian on the streets and public places.
   
Time zone: Local time in Lebanon is GMT +02 in winter and GMT +03 in summer (April to September). Winter days are short with daylight from 6 AM until 5 PM. In summer, the days are longer, from 5 am until 8 PM.
   

Average January temperatures: 14ºC (57.2ºF).

   
Average July temperatures: 27ºC (80.6ºF).
   
Annual rainfall: 1000mm (40 inches)

Electricity: 220V, 50Hz; continental two-pin plugs are standard.

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