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Flag of Lebanon

Flag of Lebanon

علم لبنان

The Republic of Lebanon (لُبْنَان, Lubnān, Liban) is a country in Western Asia. The second smallest country in continental Asia shares borders with Syria and Israel. Its official language is Arabic. The capital and largest city is Beirut.

The flag of Lebanon was adopted in December 1943. The design is a horizontal triband of red, white (double depth) and red. It features a green Lebanon cedar in the center of the white band.

National Anthem of Lebanon: كلّنا للوطن Koullouna lilouataan lil oula lil alam (All of us! For our Country!)


Capital CityArea (World Ranking)2023 Population (World Ranking)CurrencyFlag Ratio (Decimal)Adopted
Beirut10,452 km² / 4,036 mi²
(161st)
5,296,814
(122nd)
Lebanese pound2:3 (1.5)1943

What Lebanon is known as in various languages
an Liobáin (Irish), Leabanon (Scots Gaelic), Lebanon – লেবানন (Bengali), Lebananayay – ලෙබනනයේ (Sinhala), Lebanon (Acehnese, Central Bikolano, Filipino/Tagalog, Indonesian), Lebanon – เลบานอน (Thai), Lebnān – लेबनान (Hindi, Sanskrit), Le-pa-nona ལེ་པ་ནོན། (Tibetan), Levanon – לבנון (Hebrew), Levonon – לבֿנון (Yiddish), Li-băng (Vietnamese), Liban – Лібан (Belarusian), Liban (Franco-Provençal, French, Polish, Romanian), Liban – Либан (Macedonian, Serbian), Libāna (Latvian), Libanan – Լիբանան (Armenian), Libanas (Lithuanian), Líbānèn – 黎巴嫩 (Mandarin Chinese), Libani (Albanian), Libani – ლიბანი (Georgian, Mingrelian), Libano (Aragonese, Esperanto, Italian), Líbano (Asturian, Filipino/Tagalog variant, Portuguese, Spanish), Libanon (Afrikaans, Alemannic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Faroese, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian alternate, Norwegian, Romansh, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish), Líbanon – (Icelandic), il-Libanu (Maltese), Libanus (Latin, Welsh), Liibanon (Estonian, Võro), Lī-pa-lùn (Min Nan), Lipanun (Inuktitut), Livan (Azeri alternate), Livan – Ливaн (Bulgarian, Russian), Livan – Лібaн (Ukrainian), Lívanos – Λίβανος (Greek), Lubnān – لبنان (Arabic), Lübnan (Azeri, Turkish), Lubnan (Malay), Rebanon – レバノン (Japanese), Rebanon – 레바논 (Korean), லெபனான் (Tamil)Formerly known as Fāras – फ़ारस (Hindi), il-Persja (Maltese), Paras – פרס‎ (Hebrew; Biblical Hebrew), Paroshyo – পারস্য (Bengali), Parsiyaway – පර්සියාවේ (Sinhala), Peirse (Scots Gaelic), P’ereusia / P’erŭsia – 페르시아 (Korean), Pers (Turkish), Perse (French), Per̒seīy – เปอร์เซีย (Thai), Persia/Parskastan – Պարսկաստան (Armenian), Persia (Finnish, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish), Pérsia (Portuguese), Persía – Περσία (Greek), Persie (Czech), Persien (Danish, German, Swedish), Persija – Персия (Russian), Persija – Персија (Macedonian, Serbian), Persiya – Персія (Ukrainian), Persja (Polish), Perzia (Slovak), Perzië (Dutch), Perzija (Croatian), Perzsa (Hungarian), Perushia – ペルシア (Japanese), Sparseti – სპარსეთი (Georgian, Mingrelian)