Lebanon practice, know


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Identity Card:
  • Capital Beirut

  • People : Approximately 4 million inhabitants .

  • Constitution: Parliamentary Republic

  • Language : Arabic, French, English

  • Religion : Christianity, Islam, Judaism .

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa French citizens will be granted a tourist visa upon arrival at Beirut Airport or at land borders. This one is valid for one month and is renewable for up to three months.

    • Passport Warning: If your passport includes an input buffer in Israel you will be denied entry into Lebanon .

      • Currency : Lebanese pound. (LL)

      • Currency rates $ 1 = 1500 LL, dollars are widely accepted, the euro also .

      • Payment Cards : Cash dispensers are present everywhere in the big cities, they accept most foreign credit cards. You can pay by card in all major shopping centers.

      • Budget stay 1 Week 300-600 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 10 € / person
          Average : 10-15 € / person
          Premium . more than 30 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 20 € / night
            Average : 30-50 € / night
            Premium : more of100 € / night


            How to get there?

            • Air: You will arrive at the international airport of Beirut Rafik Hariri. Many international airlines operate direct daily flights between Beirut and the major European capitals. To reach Beirut from Paris takes about 350 euros for a round trip and 6 hour flight.

            • By bus: bus connections between major cities in Lebanon and major cities of Syria, Jordan and Turkey <. / p>

              On site:

              • Car : The road network is fairly maintained, more traffic is chaotic and only people accustomed to this type of traffic should try it <. / p>

              • Bus The bus network is dense and serves all the cities and villages of Lebanon, the buses are comfortable and cheap. There is no rail network in Lebanon.

                • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine .

                • Tips : Tap water is not drinkable, bottled water only. -It is advisable to take out health insurance for the duration of your stay because the care structures in Lebanon do not will heal you if you are not creditworthy.

                  • Security Currently (May 2013), it is strictly advised not to travel to the border areas with Syria. South Lebanon is also to be avoided, but anyway the area is regulated by the army. It should also not go for now in the southern suburbs of Beirut, French nationals were arrested and questioned for several hours.

                    • Climate : Mediterranean climate along the coast, semi-arid and desert mountain in the Anti-Lebanon .

                    • Average temperatures 31 & deg; C in summer and 13 & deg; C in winter .

                    • Best time to reach : The most pleasant seasons are from April to June and September to November .

                      Daily life: