Greater Beirut

Greater Tokyo Area, Japan, the world's most populated urban area, with about 38 million inhabitants

Urban agglomeration comprising the city of Beirut (Beirut Governorate) and the adjacent municipalities over the Mount Lebanon Governorate.

- Greater Beirut

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Capital and largest city of Lebanon.

Canaanean Blade. Suggested to be part of a javelin. Fresh grey flint, both sides showing pressure flaking. Somewhat narrower at the base, suggesting a haft. Polished at the extreme point. Found on land of the Lebanese Evangelical School for Girls in the Patriarchate area of Beirut.
Roman Columns of Basilica near the Forum of Berytus
View of Beirut with snow-capped Mount Sannine in the background – 19th century
Beirut Castle and waterfront, 1868
Pine Forest of Beirut, 1914
View of Beirut's Grand Serail- circa 1930
Saint Nicholas staircase in Ashrafieh
Ras Beirut and the Mediterranean Sea
Nightlife scene in Badaro
Pigeon Rock (Raouché)
Beirut from the International Space Station
Map of the 12 quarters of Beirut
Roman baths park in Downtown Beirut.
Cafés in downtown Beirut
Zaitunay Bay
Ras Beirut 1983
Pigeon Rocks Sunset
Downtown Beirut Mosque
Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport
The Garden Show & Spring Festival at the Beirut Hippodrome
The National Museum of Beirut
Sursock Museum
Beirut Souks shopping mall
Church of Saint George Maronite and Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque side by side in Downtown Beirut
Cathedral of St Elias and St Gregory the Illuminator in Downtown Beirut
Cathedral of St. George's Greek Orthodox in Downtown Beirut
Maghen Abraham Synagogue in Downtown Beirut
Facade of the Beirut City Hall
The Grand Serail
Lebanese Parliament
United Nations Lebanon headquarters
AUB established in 1866 by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Saint Joseph University, or Université Saint-Joseph, founded by the Jesuits in 1875
American University of Science and Technology, established in Beirut in 1989
Haigazian University was founded in 1955 by the Armenian Evangelical community
Global University in Beirut
École supérieure des affaires, founded in 1996 as a joint co-operation between the Paris Chamber of Commerce (Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris) and the Bank of Lebanon
Beirut 1913
Aerial view of Beirut -1970.
Beirut Corniche
Cliffs, Beirut
Martyrs' Monument
Central Beirut
Passage, Beirut
Beirut at Night

, Greater Beirut has a population of 2.4 million, which makes it the third-largest city in the Levant region.

Beirut Governorate

Lebanese governorate that consists of one district and one city, Beirut, which is also its capital, and the capital of Lebanon.

Beirut Skyline

There are about 2.5 million people in Beirut and its suburbs (Greater Beirut).

Bourj Hammoud

City Mall in a commercial area in Bourj Hammoud

Bourj Hammoud (also spelled Burj Hammud; برج حمود, Պուրճ Համուտ) is a town and municipality in Lebanon located north-east of the capital Beirut, in the Matn District, and is part of Greater Beirut.

Christianity in Lebanon

Christianity in Lebanon has a long and continuous history.

Distribution of Lebanon's religious groups according to 2009 municipal election data.
An estimate of the distribution of Lebanon's main religious groups, 1991, based on a map by When a lot of the Christian population fled the war.
An estimate of the area distribution of Lebanon's main religious groups.
Maronite Church of Saidet et Tallé in Deir el Qamar, Lebanon.
A map of religious and ethnic communities of Syria and Lebanon (1935)
Saint George Eastern Orthodox Cathedral in Downtown Beirut
Maronite Women at the Fountain (Émile Vernet-Lecomte, 1863)

They constitute nearly 1 percent of the population (around 40,000) and live primarily in Beirut (Greater Beirut).


Chiyah (الشياح) is situated in the west region of the Lebanese capital of Beirut and is part of Greater Beirut.


Mandarin Chinese, like many languages, can be romanized in a number of ways; above: Traditional and Simplified Chinese, and Hanyu Pinyin, Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Wade-Giles and Yale

Hazmieh (also Romanized as Hazmiyé, Hazmie, Hasmiyeh, Al Ḩāzimīyah, and El Hâzmîyé) is a town in Mount Lebanon Governorate of Lebanon, and a suburb of Beirut, part of Greater Beirut.


Kfarshima (كفرشيما), also spelled Kfarchima, is a town in the Baabda District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate, southeast of Beirut and is part of Greater Beirut.


Coastal municipality and the administrative capital of the Matn District in the Mount Lebanon Governorate.

Grattoir de côté. A carinated steep-scraper with a racloir on one of the sides. Found at Jdeideh II, Lebanon. Brown Cretaceous flint

It is located in the northern suburbs of Beirut city that comprise Greater Beirut.


Rabieh (الرابية) is a suburban area on the northern edge of Greater Beirut, Lebanon, about 13 kilometers driving distance from Beirut.

5th Infantry Brigade (Lebanon)

Lebanese Army unit that fought in the Lebanese Civil War, being active since its creation in January 1983.

Emblem of the Lebanese Armed Forces

Under the orders of Col. Kanaan, the Fifth Brigade was positioned at the Sin el Fil suburb east of Beirut in the Matn District as a reserve force, and the Brigade's primary mission during the Mountain War was to provide support to the other Lebanese Army Brigades deployed in the Greater Beirut area.