The website of the ministry of Tourism provides useful information on Lebanon including the currency exchange rate of the Lebanese Pound (LBP) or Lebanese Lira (LL). The site also provides useful and interesting city pamphlets Some brief and useful information on the country:

  • Time zone: GMT+2
  • Weather: moderate Mediterranean climate
  • Official Language: Arabic, (French and English are also widely spoken)
  • International phone dialing code: 00961
  • Electricity: 220V

Ministry of Tourism


This site provides information on festivals and tourist attractions, and destinations in Lebanon, brochures on Lebanon, things to do (including site seeing, entertainment, food and dining, shopping, activities, and accommodation), and frequently asked questions by visitors to the country.


Ministry of Culture


This site provides information on archaeology, cinema, arts, literature, and music. The site is currently available only in Arabic, and French languages.


Ministry of Finance