Information & Facts
Arabic is the official language. French and English are
The official currency is the Lebanese Pound (LBP), which is
divided into 100 Piastres. The Lebanese Pound is locally known as
the 'Lira'. ATM machines are widely available in Lebanon except in
isolated towns and cash can be withdrawn from banks during business
hours. Credits cards are widely used and travellers checks in US
dollars are accepted at major exchange offices.
Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to
the last Sunday in October).