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The republic of Lebanon located on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea is bordered in the north and east by Syria and bounded by Israel on the south One of the smaller countries in the Middle East Lebanons area measures 4036 square miles The country is 135 miles long and its width is only 50 miles at its widest point About 89 of Lebanons 3619971 citizens live in urban areas Beirut has regained most of its prewar population and is still the countrys largest city The northern port city of Tripoli is the second largest city followed by Juniyah north of Beirut Becoming independent after World War II Lebanon flourished under its western free-market economy and was frequented by tourists from all parts of the globe until its civil warWith stringent laws regarding secrecy in banking Beirut became the Middle Easts banking and investment center During the war the rest of the Middle East experienced an economic boom and businesses moved from Beirut to other Middle East economic centers Since the end of the war in 1991 Lebanons economy has begun to revive Its Gross Domestic Product reached upwards of 172 billion in 1998 and has been increasing by an average of 77 annually since 1990 Much of this growth can be attributed to Horizon 2000 a multibillion-dollar reconstruction program sponsored by the government to rebuild Beiruts central district Exports go mainly to the United Arab Emirates UAE Saudi Arabia Kuwait Syria Jordan France Italy and the United States Imports come from Italy the United States Germany France Syria the United Kingdom and Japan Lebanons chief exports are food and food products paper products chemicals textiles jewelry and metal products Imports to Lebanon include automobiles trucks heavy equipment communications equipment electronic goods appliances machinery and petroleum and petroleum products Religion in Lebanon is does not only serve as ones preference in worship but also determines ones social and political identification Approximately 95
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