FACTS & FIGURES
POPULATION
3,627,774 (July 2001 est.)
AREA
4,015 square miles. About 0.7 times the size of Connecticut
LOCATION
Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria
EXCHANGE
1 US$ = 1,498.10 LBP Lebanon Pounds (December 2001 est.)
CAPITAL
Beirut
GDP
$18.2 billion (2000 est.) purchasing power parity
RESOURCES
Natural resources include: limestone, iron ore, salt, arable land