General information about Beirut
Country Lebanon
Region Beyrouth 04
Population 1,916,100
Visitors 1,160,000/Year
Time Zone Asia/Beirut
Cost of living in Beirut
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 284 739
Food 175 356
Transportation 36 148
Communications and utilities 121 126
Clothing 33 121
Sports and leisure 37 122
Total 686 1,613
Accommodation in Beirut USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 287
Shared room in city centre 746
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 462
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,040
Coordinates of Beirut
Time Zone Asia/Beirut
GMT +2
DST +3
Latitude 33.888940000
Longitude 35.494420000
Elevation (STRM3) 102 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Beirut

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 10 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 50 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 8 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 10 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 45 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 7 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 15 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 21,500 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 72 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 20 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 10 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 82 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 48 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 124 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 164 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,300 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 577 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,798 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,078 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 138 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 69 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 4,527 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,914 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,143 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 6.81%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Beirut

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 35 37 32 30 25 30 35 37 37 38 40 32 40
Average high °C 28 26 22 17 16 16 18 21 23 26 28 29 23
Average temperature °C 26 23 19 15 13 14 15 18 21 24 26 27 20
Average low °C 22 20 15 11 10 10 11 14 17 20 22 23 16
Record low °C 17 11 3 1 1 1 0 8 10 16 17 20 0
Rain Days 0 0 1 9 0 7 7 3 1 0 0 0 28
Fog Days 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 3 2 1 1 16
Thunderstorms Days 0 2 4 4 5 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 26
Average precipitation Mm. 5 49 121 174 185 140 98 46 16 1 0 0 835
Relative humidity % 65 65 60 65 65 70 65 70 75 75 75 75 69
Relative humidity morning % 70 68 66 72 72 73 73 72 75 72 70 71 71
Relative humidity evening % 63 63 64 69 68 64 63 64 66 70 69 67 66
Wind speed Km/h 14 6 6 4 6 4 6 19 16 16 17 16 11
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 11 11 12 14 14 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 18 15 11 8 6 7 8 11 15 18 20 20 157
Growing degree-day °C 467 396 267 155 86 110 155 233 327 417 482 517 3612
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 23 17 12 9 10 13 18 23 27 30 29 27 20
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Beirut - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
5 kmBeirut Rafic Hariri International AirportBeirutL
28 kmRayak Air BaseRayakM
29 kmWujah Al Hajar Air BaseHamatM
57 kmRene Mouawad Air BaseTripoliM
63 kmBen Ya'akov AirportRosh PinaM
67 kmDamascus International AirportDamascusL
77 kmAl Qusayr Air BaseAl-QusayrM
79 kmAn Nasiriyah Air BaseM
79 kmHaifa International AirportHaifaM
83 kmKhalkhalah Air BaseBuraqM

Cities close to Beirut

Showing 1-10 of 16 items.
CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km LebanonBeyrouthBeirut1,916,100686 USD5.18.66.3
37 km LebanonLiban-NordTripoli229,398
16 km LebanonMont-LibanJbail20,784
4 km LebanonMont-LibanBaabda9,000
20 km LebanonBéqaaZahle78,145
40 km LebanonSouth GovernorateTyre135,204
21 km LebanonSouth GovernorateSidon163,554
31 km LebanonNabatîyéNabatiye et Tahta120,000
49 km LebanonAakkârHalba0
50 km LebanonSouth GovernorateEn Naqoura24,910