Lebanon - General information
RegionMiddle East
CapitalBeirut
LanguageArabic, French
CurrencyLebanese Pound
Population4,822,000
Phone code+961
Cost of living in Lebanon, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $253 $608
Food $167 $346
Transportation $36 $148
Communications and utilities $106 $114
Clothing $31 $113
Sports and leisure $33 $112
Accommodation in Lebanon, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$252
Shared room in city centre$608
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$401
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$741
Coordinates of Lebanon
Time ZoneAsia/Beirut
GMT +2
DST +3
Latitude33.833330000
Longitude35.833330000
Elevation (STRM3)1210 m.

List of largest cities in Lebanon

 
Beirut Beirut
Beirut Beyrouth
1,916,100
Ra's Bayrut Ra's Bayrut
Ra's Bayrut Beyrouth
1,251,739
Tripoli Tripoli
Tripoli Liban-Nord
229,398
Sidon Sidon
Sidon South Governorate
163,554
Tyre Tyre
Tyre South Governorate
135,204
Nabatiye et Tahta Nabatiye et Tahta
Nabatiye et Tahta Nabatîyé
120,000

Cost of living and prices in Lebanon

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 8.0 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 40.0 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6.4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.4 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.5 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.5 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.6 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.6 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2.4 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.7 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.8 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6.0 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5.8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8.0 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.0 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.6 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 1.7 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1.1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 36.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 5.3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1.1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 12.0 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.6 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 16,000.0 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 51.5 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 16.0 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 7.2 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 64.2 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 39.1 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 88.7 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 115.8 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 741.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 401.4 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,843.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 765.4 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 104.7 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.2 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 46.4 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,101.1 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,436.0 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 857.7 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 5.3 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Lebanon

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C34343024222329333437363537
Average high°C27202115131315202327283021
Average temperature°C2317161191012151822242417
Average low°C1816128678111417202013
Record low°C13840-1-1-048131417-1
RainDays01375883100035
SnowDays0000000000001
FogDays33322244543337
ThunderstormsDays02444332100023
Average precipitationMm.928841871531191544413100791
Relative humidity%60585968697065646461636464
Relative humidity morning%68666875757472686867687070
Relative humidity evening%54555966666158555557585758
Wind speedKm/h137981099171415151412
Day LengthHours13121110111112141415151413
Dew point°C13785344710131516105
Growing degree-day°C387247199763746731682703694294502750
Solar radiation, globalMj/m2211611991217222629282519
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