Lebanon: The Country with the Oldest Name


Lebanon Flag The Lebanese Republic (الجمهورية اللبنانية‎) has also known as Lebanon is a country with lots of heritages and ancient structures. It is located in the western Asian region. Though it is situated in the Middle East region, the country is not considered an Arab country. But it contains a lot of Arabic cultural attributes. Also, it is one of the smallest countries in the Middle East.

Lebanon could be the oldest named country as it is not been changed for at least 6000 years.

Democracy, Capital & Language

It is a free nation that has a unitary parliamentary confessionalism constitutional government.

Beirut is the capital of the country. This considered the largest city in the country. Almost one-third of the citizens of the country lives in the capital. It used to be called the Paris of East Asia

Arabic is the official language here. But English and French are also quite popular here.

Population & Economy

This is a small country and the country is populated with around 7 million people.

This country’s economic condition can be classified as an upper-middle-class one. Lebanon has a reasonably competitive and no cost market regimen and a robust laissez-faire professional tradition. Often the Lebanese economic system is service-oriented; the main growth sectors include things like banking in addition to tourism. Agriculture adds a lot. They produce various fruits and vegetables. The most important crops include oranges, oranges, celery, avocado, and grape varieties.

Health and Education

Medical care services in this country are persistently getting better. The government spends a lot of money in the health sector for better health care services for the citizens. Life expectancy is almost 75 years here.

The education system is also quite well here. It is one of the best countries in the world that is continuously doing better in the field of math and science. There are numerous well-known universities in the country that provide quality education.

Ancient Cities & Structures

Byblos is one of the ancient cities of the world with a lot of ancient architectural sculptures. There is a big broken part of the Roman sculpture is found in the country which would be the largest piece of any roman sculpture outside of Rome.

It is the only Middle East country without a desert. There are plenty of historic events and symbols that make the country worth visiting. Someone can easily book a tour plan and have a nice holiday trip in here.