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Lebanon international travel guide in 2023

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Lebanon is part of Asia with main city at Beirut. It's usually 🌀️ 10.37 °C in Lebanon with a rainfall of 🌧 77.31 mm. Internet speed in Lebanon is on average 1.8 Mbps. In Lebanon you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Lebanese Pound. The languages spoken are Arabic and French. Automatic teller machines are common in Lebanon. Current travel safety advice is Reconsider your need to travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~10.37 Β°C Β  🌧 ~77.31 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 6M people

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Reconsider your need to travel
There have been armed clashes involving the exchange of live fire and multiple casualties. Protests are taking place, some of which have turned violent. Avoid protests, and if you're caught in civil unrest, stay inside. There are shortages of medicines and fuel, with frequent power outages. Restrictions are in place, including closure of some areas and services. Fully vaccinated travellers (with either their second dose in the last 6 months, or third dose at any time) are exempted from pre-departure COVID-19 (PCR) testing when travelling to Lebanon. Masks are mandatory in public – you could be fined if you don’t wear one. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Reconsider your need to travel to Lebanon overall due to the changed security environment. Higher levels apply in some areas.
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πŸ”Œ Sockets

Lebanon uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic and French

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Lebanon uses the Lebanese pound (symbol: ?.?), code LBP.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000 and 1000 pounds. Pound is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 500 and 250 pounds.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Lebanon. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Lebanon is on average 1.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Lebanon is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 31,600.80 LBP, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Alfa or Touch. Lebanon uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Lebanon upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Lebanon, dial +, then 961 (the country code for Lebanon), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Lebanon, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Lebanon you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways and 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

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