Lebanon

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Lebanon is part of:
Arab States · Middle East · Western Asia ·
Water Basins of Lebanon:
An Nahr/Al Kabir · Asi-Orontes · Jordan-Dead Sea · Wadi Al Izziyah ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Beirut
Neighbouring Countries Israel, Syria
Total Area 10,400 km2
  - Water 170 km2 (1.63%) / 163 m2/ha
  - Land 10,230 km2
Coastline 225 km
Population 4,011,000 (386 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.796 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $28,020 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $11,100
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, WB, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNESCWA
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 3,080 km2 (30.1%)
     - Arable 1,673 km2 (16.35%)
     - Permanent Crops 1,407 km2 (13.75%)
     - Irrigated 1,040 km2
  - Non cultivated km2 (69.9%)
Average Annual RainfallD 661 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 4.8 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 1.38 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 67%
  - For Domestic Use 33%
  - For Industrial Use 1%
  - Per Capita 406 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 98%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 87%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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Contents

News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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  1. Lebanon/articles ‎(1,028 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Lebanon/publications ‎(941 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Lebanon/projects ‎(1,040 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Lebanon/who is who ‎(1,092 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Lebanon/Maps ‎(954 views) . . WikiBot


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Lebanon

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  1. Constrtuction of waste water treatment pond in Tyre Natural Reserve ‎(3,183 views) . . Fabianova
  2. Flood Risks Managemnet and Water Harvesting for Livelihood Recovery in Baalback-Hermel ‎(2,854 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Sustainable Management of Available Water Resources with Innovative Technologies (SMART) ‎(3,615 views) . . WikiBot
  4. GLOWA Jordan River ‎(4,766 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Lebanon

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,050 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,763 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  3. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,338 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Lebanon
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,050 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,763 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  3. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,338 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Lebanon
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,050 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,763 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  3. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,338 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

People working in Lebanon
  1. Mirey.atallah ‎(982 views)


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Organizations working in Lebanon

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References

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