Tag Archives: Lebanon

According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Lebanon is a small country located in the Middle East, bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south. The total population of Lebanon is estimated at around 6.8 million people with Arabic being the official language, although French and English are widely spoken as well. The geography of Lebanon consists mostly of mountainous terrain with some plains in the north and south of the country. The highest point in Lebanon is Qurnat as Sawda at 3,088 meters above sea level while some of its largest rivers include Litani River and Nahr al-Kalb. Additionally, there are several national parks located throughout the country that provide habitats for endangered species such as Arabian leopard and Syrian brown bear among others. Lebanon’s educational system follows a three-tiered structure consisting of primary school (ages 6 – 11 years old), secondary school (ages 12 – 15 years old) and higher education (ages 16+). Primary school education is free for all students while secondary school tuition fees vary depending on the type of institution attended. Higher education can be pursued at universities located primarily in major cities such as Beirut where students can study a wide range of disciplines including business administration, engineering and medicine among others. Furthermore, there are several scholarship programs available to help students from low-income backgrounds attend university at no cost or reduced cost tuition fees. Additionally, vocational training centers have been established throughout much of the country to provide alternative educational opportunities to those who may not be able to attend university due to financial or geographical constraints. See searchforpublicschools for Lebanon Overview.

Lebanon Modern History

Lebanon is a country located in Western Asia. With the capital city of Beirut, Lebanon has a population of 6,825,456 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. At the beginning of Lebanon’s independent history, the balance of power established in the National Pact seemed to work, but there were contradictions between different groups beneath the… Read More »

What to See in Beirut (Lebanon)

According to ITYPEMBA, Beirut is the capital of Lebanon and the largest city in the country. It is located in the central part of the Mediterranean coast on the hilly peninsula of St. George and is separated into a separate administrative unit. Here is the main port of Lebanon and the largest port on the… Read More »

Lebanon Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 cholera no Typhoid & Polio 2 – malaria no – Eat Drink Overview Medical care is good, at least in Beirut, sometimes very good. A list of medical examiners can be obtained from the German Embassy in Beirut (see addresses). Private hospitals are well equipped.… Read More »