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Lebanon
(6,142 words)

Al Jumhūriyyah Al Lubnāniyyah (The Lebanese Republic)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

6,020,000

Area

10,000 sq. km (3,900 sq. mi)

Population density

590/sq. km (1,500/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.57% (per 1,000: births 15, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

22%

Urban dwellers

89% (-1.23% p.a.)

Capital city

Beirut 2,424,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

87% Arabic, 4% Armenian, 3% Kurdish, 2% Sinhala,…

Cite this page
“Lebanon”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02LBN>
First published online: 2020



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