Libanon has 18 religious communities * It has 40 daily newspapers * It has 42 universities * It has over 100 banks (that is banks and not branches of a bank) * 70% of the students are in private schools * 40% of the Lebanese people are Christians (this is the highest Percent all the Arab countries) * There’s 1 doctor per 10 people in Lebanon (In Europe & America, there’s 1 doctor per 100 people) * The name LEBANON Appears 75 times in the Old Testament * The name CEDAR (Lebanon’s tree) appears 75 times too in the Old Testament!! * Beirut was destroyed and rebuilt 7 times (this is why it’s Compared to The Phoenix). * There are 3.5 Million Lebanese in Lebanon * There are around 10 Million Lebanese outside Lebanon!
OTHER INTERESTING FACTS: Lebanon, the country, was occupied by over 16 countries:Egyptians-Hittites-Assyrians-Babylonians-Persians- Alexander theGreats Army- the Roman Empire Byzantine- the ArabianPeninsula-The Crusaders-The Ottoman Empire- Britain-France-Israel- Syria. * Byblos (city in Lebanon) is the oldest, continuously living City in The World.* Lebanon’s name has been around for 4,000 yrs non- stop (it’sThe Oldest Country/ nation’s name in the world!) * Lebanon is the only Asian/African country that doesn’t have a Desert. * There are 15 rivers in Lebanon (all of them coming from its own Mountains) * Lebanon is one of the most populated countries in its Archeological Sites, in the World!!! * The first alphabet was created in Byblos (city in Lebanon) * The only remaining temple of Jupiter (the main Roman god) is in Baalbeck, Lebanon (The City of the Sun) * The name of BYBLOS comes from the BIBLE!!! * Lebanon is the country that has the most books written about It. * Lebanon is the only non-dictatorial country in the Arab world It Has a President!) * According to Christianity Jesus Christ made his 1st miracle in Lebanon, In Sidon (The miracle of Turning water into wine). * The Phoenicians (Original People of Lebanon) built the 1st Boat, And They were the first to sail ever! * Phoenicians also reached America long before Christopher Columbus Did. * The 1st law school in the world was built in Lebanon, in Downtown Beirut. * People say that the cedars were planted by God’s own handsThis is Why they’re called “The Cedars of God”, and this is why Lebanon isCalled
God’s Country on Earth.” * Is not a real Crime Against Humanity to destroy a country with Such history?
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