BEIRUT - LEBANON

 

 

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Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. Located at the peninsula of the Mediterranean Sea, it serves as the country's main seaport. After the destructive Lebanese civil war, Beirut underwent major reconstruction, and the redesigned historic city center, marina, pubs and nightlife districts have once again rendered it a popular tourist attraction. The Los Angeles Beirut Sister City organization was established to create a bridge of understanding and friendship between the residents of these two great cities, and to foster cultural, social, and business exchange.   


Website: http://www.labeirut.org/

Sister City since
June 20 2006

Distance from LA
7,499 miles

Population
City 2,100,000 - Country 4,242,000

Climate
Mediterranean; mild to cool, wet winters, dry sunmmers

Local Time
GMT +2  (10 hours ahead of Los Angeles) 

Currency 
Lebanese Pound