What You Need to Know About Lebanon

Useful Information about Lebanon brought to you by Lebanon Expedition tour

Let us share a brief of necessary and useful information about Lebanon. Above all, Lebanon is very safe country, with lovely and welcoming citizens. Therefore, why not embarking on a new journey of historical quest, amazing nature, mouth watering dishes, and a lot of fun.

Country :

Republic of Lebanon

Location and Size:

Situated on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean sea, Lebanon has an area of 10,452 sq km.

Monetary Unit:

The Lebanese Pound, or Livre Libanaise(ll), $1 = ll 1,507 approx

Main Cities:

Beirut ( Capital), Tripoli, Saida, Tyr, Zahle, Jounieh, and Jbeil


Within 45 min drive in spring and fall, both skiing and swimming are doable. For instance, here is a generic information of the four seasons:

Fall (October-November) Temperatures range from 5-20°C (40-68°F) in the mountains and from 15-28°C (60-85°F) on the coast

Winter (December-March) temperatures ranging from 10-20°C (50-67°F)

Springtime (April-May) The near perfect weather, 0-15°C (32-60°F) in the mountains and 15-25°C (58-72°F) along the coast

Summer (June-September) warm temperatures along the coast, 20-32°C (68-90°F),


Most of the population speaks three languages: Arabic (official language),French, and English.


Ethnic Christians ( Maronites, Catholics, and Orthodox), Muslims ( Shia, Sunni, and Druze).

A Few Famous Lebanese Slang Words to Remember:

Marhaba ( Hello), Ahlein ( welcome), Habibi (my love), Wallaw ( beg), Atel ( bad),Bkit ( cry),Salbe ( orginal, different), Hamshareyti ( my gang), Bsheel ( lift), Momtaz ( superb), Kifak ( how are you), Adeich ( how much), Jaggal ( Attractive man), Chaafeh (beautiful girl/ piece of material)

Traditional Dishes:

Kebbeh, Tabouleh, Fatoush, Hommos, Moutabal, Shawarma, Machawi, Falafel, Fateh, Foul, Knefeh, Bouza, Sahlab

Famous Night Clubs:

BuddhaBar, White, BearCat, Skybar, O1NE, AHM

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In conclusion, take part along the millions of tourists who visit Lebanon yearly. Lebanon Expedition proudly offers to you private tour packages at best unrivaled prices and content. You won’t know what you are missing until you try it.

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