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Welcome to the Google Map of Lebanon and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Lebanon with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City Maps.com is great to explore Lebanon through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Lebanon and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Lebanon starts here at Satellite City Maps.com!

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Facts about Lebanon

Administrative divisions: 8 governorates (mohafazat , singular - mohafazah); Aakar , Baalbek-Hermel , Beqaa , Beyrouth , Liban-Nord , Liban-Sud , Mont-Liban , Nabatiye
Area: total: 10 ,400 sq km land: 10 ,230 sq km water: 170 sq km
Background: Following the capture of Syria from the Ottoman Empire by Anglo-French forces in 1918 , France received a mandate over this territory and separated out the region of Lebanon in 1920. France granted this area independence in 1943. A lengthy civil war (1975-1990) devastated the country , but Lebanon has since made progress toward rebuilding its political institutions. Under the Ta'if Accord - the blueprint for national reconciliation - the Lebanese established a more equitable political system , particularly by giving Muslims a greater voice in the political process while institutionalizing sectarian divisions in the government. Since the end of the war , Lebanon has conducted several successful elections. Most militias have been disbanded , and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) have extended authority over about two-thirds of the country. Hizballah , a radical Shia organization listed by the US State Department as a Foreign Terrorist Organization , retains its weapons. During Lebanon's civil war , the Arab League legitimized in the Ta'if Accord Syria's troop deployment , numbering about 16 ,000 based mainly east of Beirut and in the Bekaa Valley. Israel's withdrawal from southern Lebanon in May 2000 and the passage in October 2004 of UNSCR 1559 - a resolution calling for Syria to withdraw from Lebanon and end its interference in Lebanese affairs - encouraged some Lebanese groups to demand that Syria withdraw its forces as well. The assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq HARIRI and 20 others in February 2005 led to massive demonstrations in Beirut against the Syrian presence ("the Cedar Revolution") , and Syria withdrew the remainder of its military forces in April 2005. In May-June 2005 , Lebanon held its first legislative elections since the end of the civil war free of foreign interference , handing a majority to the bloc led by Saad HARIRI , the slain prime minister's son. Lebanon continues to be plagued by violence - Hizballah kidnapped two Israeli soldiers in July 2006 leading to a 34-day conflict with Israel. The LAF in May-September 2007 battled Sunni extremist group Fatah al-Islam in the Nahr al-Barid Palestinian refugee camp; and the country has witnessed a string of politically motivated assassinations since the death of Rafiq HARIRI. Lebanese politicians in November 2007 were unable to agree on a successor to Emile LAHUD when he stepped down as president , creating a political vacuum until the election of Army Commander Michel SULAYMAN in May 2008 and the formation of a new cabinet in July 2008.
Flag description: three horizontal bands consisting of red (top) , white (middle , double width) , and red (bottom) with a green cedar tree centered in the white band
Capital: name: Beirut geographic coordinates: 33 52 N , 35 30 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Climate: Mediterranean; mild to cool , wet winters with hot , dry summers; Lebanon mountains experience heavy winter snows
Currency code: Lebanese pound (LBP)
Ethnic groups: Arab 95% , Armenian 4% , other 1% note: many Christian Lebanese do not identify themselves as Arab but rather as descendents of the ancient Canaanites and prefer to be called Phoenicians
Geographic coordinates: 33 50 N , 35 50 E
Geography note: Nahr el Litani is the only major river in Near East not crossing an international boundary; rugged terrain historically helped isolate , protect , and develop numerous factional groups based on religion , clan , and ethnicity
Government type: republic
Imports partners: Syria 12.3% , Italy 8.6% , France 8.4% , US 7% , China 6% , Germany 5.4% , Saudi Arabia 4.9% (2007)
Internet country code: .lb
Land boundaries: 225 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 454 km border countries: Israel 79 km , Syria 375 km
Languages: Arabic (official) , French , English , Armenian
Location: Middle East , bordering the Mediterranean Sea , between Israel and Syria
Map references: Middle East
National holiday: Independence Day , 22 November (1943)
Nationality: noun: Lebanese (singular and plural) adjective: Lebanese
Natural hazards: dust storms , sandstorms
Population: 3 ,971 ,941 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Muslim 59.7% (Shia , Sunni , Druze , Isma'ilite , Alawite or Nusayri) , Christian 39% (Maronite Catholic , Greek Orthodox , Melkite Catholic , Armenian Orthodox , Syrian Catholic , Armenian Catholic , Syrian Orthodox , Roman Catholic , Chaldean , Assyrian , Copt , Protestant) , other 1.3% note: 17 religious sects recognized
Terrain: narrow coastal plain; El Beqaa (Bekaa Valley) separates Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon Mountains
Unemployment rate: 20% (2006 est.)

Capital of Lebanon

Beyrouth (click to view Beyrouth Google map)

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Places in Lebanon

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Lebanon below. Places in country Lebanon are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Beirut Governorate (78 + I Google map locations)
Beqaa Governorate (435 + I Google map locations)
Mohafazat Nabatîyé city map
Mount Lebanon Governorate (1175 + I Google map locations)
North Governorate (722 + I Google map locations)
South Governorate (611 + I Google map locations)

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