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About Lebanon

Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic is a country in the Middle East of Asia. Lebanon was one of the founding countries of the United Nations. The country has the highest human development index in the Arab Region.

While the economy of the country is predominantly Gold and Jewelry Exports. Lebanon also is well known for tourism. It was dubbed as Paris of the Middle East.

The country is still in its nascent stages of Oil Exploration

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionMiddle East
Capital CityBeirut
Government Typeparliamentary democratic republic
Official LanguagesArabic
CurrencyLebanese pound, LBP
Phone Code +961
Important CitiesBeirut, Tripoli, Sidon, Tyre, Jounieh, Byblos, Aley, Nabatieh, Baalbek, Zahle, Zgharta-Ehden, Batroun
National DayIndependence Day (Nov-22)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking143
Primary IndustriesExternal debt,Currency crisis,Corruption and political instability
Major ExportsNatural or cultured pearls, precious , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Electrical machinery and equipment , Plastics and articles thereof, Essential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetic , Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, Printed books, newspapers, pictures, Iron and steel, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons
Major Exports to IndiaMineral fuels, mineral oils , Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Pharmaceutical products, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Cereals, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Electrical machinery and equipment , Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Plastics and articles thereof
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils , Pharmaceutical products, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Natural or cultured pearls, precious , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Electrical machinery and equipment , Plastics and articles thereof, Iron and steel, Live animals, Cereals
Major Imports from IndiaAluminium and articles thereof, Copper and articles thereof, Iron and steel, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Lead and articles thereof, Pharmaceutical products, Plastics and articles thereof, Tanning or dyeing extracts, tannins , Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, Printed books, newspapers, pictures , Miscellaneous manufactured articles, Beverages, spirits and vinegar
Foreign Relations
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Trade Agreements with IndiaIndia has provided $ 1 million ($500,000 in 2014 to Lebanon Humanitarian Fund and $500,000 in 2016 to Lebanon Response Fund) as part of India’s commitments made at the Pledging Conferences on Syria held in Kuwait in 2014 and 2015.
Bordering NationsSyria, Israel
Member of(Arab League), ( Organisation internationale de la Francophonie), ( Organisation of Islamic Cooperation), ( Union for the Mediterranean), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Sanjiv Arora
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
239, Ibrahim Abed El Aal Street, Ras Beirut,PO Box 113-5240, Beirut [Lebanon]
Email: amb.beirut@mea.gov.in
Phone: 00961-1-741270/735922/735856.
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Rabie Narsh
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy Of Lebanon
A - 15/21, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi,Delhi (NCT)-110057
Email: lebemb2013@gmail.com
Phone: 91-11-26153373