Lebanon

Lebanon's flagLocation: Southwest Asia
Official name: Republic of Lebanon
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1941 / 1941
Capital city: Beirut
Population: 4.3 million / 1089 people per sq mile (420 people per sq km)
Total land area: 4015 square miles (10,400 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Arabic (official language), French, Armenian, Assyrian
Main religions: Muslim 60%, Christian 39%, Other 1%
Ethnic mix: Arab 95%, Armenian 4%, Other 1%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Lebanese pound = 100 piastres
Literacy rate: 90%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3107 kilocalories

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