Lebanon is a small country located in the Middle East. The official name of the country is the Republic of Lebanon. The population of Lebanon is about 6 million people. The capital of Lebanon is Beirut. The official languages of Lebanon are Arabic and French.
Lebanon is located on the Mediterranean Sea. The climate in Lebanon is Mediterranean. The country has a lot of mountains. The highest mountain in Lebanon is Mount Lebanon. The country is also known for its cedar trees.
Lebanon has a long history. The first people to live in Lebanon were the Phoenicians. The Phoenicians were a great maritime people. They founded the city of Beirut. The Phoenicians also invented the alphabet.
Lebanon was part of the Roman Empire. After the Roman Empire, Lebanon was ruled by the Ottoman Empire. In 1918, the Ottoman Empire was defeated in World War I. Lebanon became a French colony. In 1943, Lebanon gained independence from France.
During the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990), many people were killed. In 1982, Israel invaded Lebanon. In 2006, there was a war between Israel and Hezbollah.
Lebanon is a beautiful country. There are many historical places to visit in Lebanon. The Lebanese people are friendly and hospitable.
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