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Where is Beirut Located

Beirut, is the capital, chief port, and largest city of Lebanon. It is located on the Mediterranean coast at the foot of the Lebanon Mountains.

Beirut Port Explosion on September 10, 2020, killing nearly 200 people.

A fire broke out at an oils and tires warehouse in the duty-free market of Beirut's port on Thursday, the Lebanese Army said in a statement on Twitter.

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Location Map of Beirut

Where is Beirut
The map showing location of Beirut in the Lebanon.

Where is Beirut Located?

As shown in the given Beirut location map that Beirut is located at the Mediterranean coast in the central-west region of Lebanon. Beirut is the largest and capital city of Lebanon. The city Beirut is founded in the ancient period itself and since then it is inhabited city. Furthermore, the city is the center of commerce and business. It is also cultural center of Lebanon. Due to civil war, Beirut is destructed, so Beirut has again under process of rebuilding the city.

The cities redesigned city centre, pubs, marina, and nightlife districts are again fascinating enough to attract tourists in the region. For the year, 2009, New York Times listed it as the top place to visit. Lonely Planet has also listed it as one of the liveliest cities in the world for the year 2009.

Facts about Beirut

Continent Asia
Beirut LocationCentral-west at the Mediterranean coast
Area of Beirut (metro)200 km2
Population of Beirut361,000 (UN data)
Beirut Time zoneUTC+2 (EET) and In summer UTC+3 (EEST)
Beirut ClimateMediterranean
Beirut Area code(s)+961 (01)
Beirut ISO 3166 codeLB-BA
Official websitewww.beirut.gov.lb

Beirut Explosion on August 4, 2020 dead and wounded among 'hundreds of casualties', says Lebanon Red Cross The explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday afternoon was felt in the neighboring island of Cyprus, around 240 kilometers away or about 150 miles from Lebanon

Beirut Explosion Location Map

Beirut Explosion Location Map
The map showing location of Beirut Explosion on August 4, 2020