Outline of Lebanon

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The location of Lebanon
An enlargeable relief map of the Lebanese Republic

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Lebanon:

Lebanonsovereign country located along the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea in Southwest Asia and the Middle East.[1] Lebanon, due to its tense sectarian diversity, has a unique political system, known as confessionalism, in which each religious group is allocated a fixed number of seats in parliament.[2] The country enjoyed a period of relative calm and prosperity before the devastating Lebanese Civil War from 1975 to 1990.[3] In 2005, a wave of demonstrations known as the Cedar Revolution ended the 30-year Syrian occupation of Lebanon. By early 2006, a considerable degree of stability had been achieved throughout much of the country and Beirut's reconstruction was almost complete,[4] but a debilitating 2006 war and internal strife caused significant economic damage and loss of life. Lebanon has shown remarkable resilience to the Late 2000s recession.[5]

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Lebanon

Geography of Lebanon[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Lebanon
Main article: Geography of Lebanon
 Syria 375 km
 Israel 79 km

Environment of Lebanon[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Lebanon

Natural geographic features of Lebanon[edit]

Regions of Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Regions of Lebanon

Ecoregions of Lebanon[edit]

Administrative divisions of Lebanon[edit]

Governorates of Lebanon[edit]
Districts of Lebanon[edit]
Main article: Districts of Lebanon
Municipalities of Lebanon[edit]

Demography of Lebanon[edit]

Neighbors of Lebanon[edit]

Government and politics of Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Government of Lebanon and Politics of Lebanon

Branches of the government of Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Government of Lebanon

Executive branch of the government of Lebanon[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Lebanon[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Lebanon[edit]

Foreign relations of Lebanon[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Lebanese Republic is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Law of Lebanon

Military of Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Military of Lebanon

Local government in Lebanon[edit]

History of Lebanon[edit]

Main article: History of Lebanon, Timeline of Lebanese history, and Current events of Lebanon

Culture of Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Culture of Lebanon

Art in Lebanon[edit]

Sports in Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Sports in Lebanon

Economy and infrastructure of Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Economy of Lebanon

Education in Lebanon[edit]

Main article: Education in Lebanon

See also[edit]

Main article: Lebanon

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lebanon". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 14, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ Countries Quest "Lebanon, Government". Retrieved December 14, 2006.
  3. ^ U.S. Department of State. "Background Note: Lebanon (History) August 2005" Retrieved December 2, 2006.
  4. ^ Center for the Study of the Built Environment. "Deconstructing Beirut's Reconstruction: 1990-2000". Retrieved October 31, 2006.
  5. ^ Antelava, Natalia (2008-12-05). "Lebanon 'immune' to financial crisis". BBC. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Lebanon