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  Lebanon
The Lebanese flag is derived from the French tricolor.
The Lebanese flag was raised in Bashamoun on the 21st of November 1943 at 11:20 pm.
The flags are a triangular version of the national flag, with the cedar slightly skewed to the hoist.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/lb.html   (1633 words)

  
  Flag of Lebanon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag of Lebanon was adopted on December 7, 1943.
In the 18th century the Maronites used a white flag with a cedar tree in the centre.
During the French Mandate of Lebanon, the Lebanese flag was designed by the president of the Lebanese Renaissance Movement, the late Naoum Mukarzel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Lebanon   (405 words)

  
 Lebanon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lebanon (Arabic: لبنان Lubnān), officially the Republic of Lebanon, is a small, largely mountainous country in the Middle East, located at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea.
Lebanon's history from independence has been marked by alternating periods of political stability and turmoil (including a civil conflict in 1958) interspersed with prosperity built on Beirut's position as a regional center for finance and trade.
The population of Lebanon is comprised of three predominant ethnic groups and religions: Muslims (Shi'ites, Sunnis, Alawites), Druze, and Christians Maronite Catholics,Melkite Greek Catholics, Armenian, Syrian and Assyrian and Latin Rite Catholics, Greek Orthodox, Armenian Apostolic, Syrian Orthodox, Assyrians, Copts and Protestants.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lebanon   (4372 words)

  
 Flag of Lebanon: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The lebanese republic or lebanon is a country in the middle east, along the mediterranean sea, bordered by syria and israel....
Cedrus libani, commonly known as the lebanon cedar or cedar of lebanon, is a coniferous tree native to the mountains of the mediterranean region,...
Beqaa is a governorate in lebanon with a population of 750,000 inhabitants....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fl/flag_of_lebanon.htm   (948 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Flag of Lebanon
Flag Ratio: 2:3 The national flag of France (Vexillological symbol:, known in French as drapeau tricolore, drapeau bleu-blanc-rouge, drapeau français, rarely, le tricolore and, in military parlance, les couleurs) is a tricolour featuring three vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white, and red.
A national flag is a flag that symbolises a country and that can usually be flown by citizens of that country.
The flag is formed of two horizontal red stripes enveloping a horizontal white stripe and a green cedar in the middle touching both red stripes.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flag-of-Lebanon   (1175 words)

  
 The Flag of Lebanon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Cedar of Lebanon has been a symbol of Lebanon since Biblical times and in the 18th century the Maronites used a white flag with a cedar tree in the centre, the white representing purity and Lebanon's snow capped peaks.
The constitution of Lebanon promulgated on 23rd May 1926 said: 'Article 5: The Lebanese flag is blue, white, red with a cedar in the white section'.
This article was changed on 7th December 1943 and the Lebanese flag was constitutionally adopted: 'The Lebanese flag is composed of three horizontal stripes two red ones framing a white one.
www.cedarland.org /flag.html   (342 words)

  
 Lebanon - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Coordinates: 33°54′N 35°32′EThe Republic of Lebanon, or Lebanon (Arabic: لبنان), is a small, largely mountainous country in the Middle East, located at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea.
Lebanon borders Syria for 375 kilometres (233 mi) to the north and to the east and Israel for 79 kilometres (49 mi) to the south.
The population of Lebanon is comprised of different ethnic groups and religions: Muslims (Shi'ites and Sunnis and Druze and Alawite), and Christians (Maronite Catholics, Greek Orthodox, Melkite Greek Catholics, Armenians, Assyrians, Copts).
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Lebanon   (3922 words)

  
 Lebanon
The president of Lebanon must be a Maronite Christian, the prime minister a Sunni Muslim and the Speaker of parliament a Shi'i Muslim.
Lebanon is one of the smallest countries of the Middle East, and the change in nature is not connected to geographical distances, but altitudes.
Lebanon is historically defined from the mountains, which have provided for protection for the local population.
i-cias.com /e.o/lebanon.htm   (147 words)

  
 About Lebanon - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
The Republic of Lebanon, or Lebanon (لبنان), is a small, largely mountainous country in the Middle East, located at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea.
Lebanon is demarcated to the west by the Mediterranean (Coast: 225 kilometres) and to the east by the Syro-African Depression.
Lebanon borders Syria for 375 kilometres to the north and to the east and Israel for 79 kilometres to the south.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Lebanon.html   (686 words)

  
 Lebanon Flag, Flag of Lebanon, Picture of Lebanon Flag, Lebanon National Flag, National Flag of Lebanon
Lebanon Flag, Flag of Lebanon, Picture of Lebanon Flag, Lebanon National Flag, National Flag of Lebanon
Lebanon national flag was adopted on 7 th of December in the year 1943.
This flag has two red bands at the top and at the bottom and in the middle portion of the Lebanon flag there is a white strip.
www.mapsofworld.com /flags/lebanon-flag.html   (251 words)

  
 Lebanon - Flag - Introduction - Background
Lebanon has made progress toward rebuilding its political institutions since 1991 and the end of the devastating 15-year civil war.
Damascus justified its continued military presence in Lebanon by citing Beirut's requests and the failure of the Lebanese Government to implement all of the constitutional reforms in the Ta'if Accord.
In May-June 2005, Lebanon held its first legislative elections since the end of the civil war free of foreign interference, handing a two-thirds majority to the bloc led by Saad HARIRI, the slain prime minister's son.
www.exxun.com /Lebanon/a_fg.html   (589 words)

  
 Flag of Lebanon - The Righteous Shall Grow Like a Cedar
A drawing of flag of Lebanonn was originally done with colored pencils in November 1943.
Lebanon was a refuge for Christians during the Crusades.
The French tricolor flies over the area, so for a brief period the French flag was an official flag of Lebanon.
www.learn-french-help.com /flag-of-lebanon.html   (760 words)

  
 Lebanon
The Republic of Lebanon is a state in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Once a French-mandated territory, Lebanon became an independent republic in 1943, with a constitution based on a delicate balance between the 17 recognized religious communities.
Lebanon has religious freedom, making it the only Arab state that is not officially Muslim.
www.arabicbible.com /ac/lebanon/lebanon.htm   (137 words)

  
 Lebanon Travel Guide @ TravelNotes.org
Qurnat as-Sawda', in the north of the Lebanon Mountains, is the country's highest peak; at 3,083 metres above sea level.
Lebanon's modern development as a country can be a attributed to the cohesive polices of the French who arrived in 1920.
The cedar tree is the emblem of Lebanon, and not far from Beirut are some 400 of them, believed to be over 1,500 years old.
www.travelnotes.org /MiddleEast/lebanon.htm   (478 words)

  
 Lebanon Profile, Flag of Lebanon
Lebanese Flag: "The Lebanese flag is made of red, white and red horizontal stripes, with the cedar in green in the center of the white stripe"
Ottoman flag: Consisted of a red cloth with a white crescent and white star in the center, and remained as such until their departure in 1918
Lebanese flag during the French Mandate: It was similar to the Blue, White and Red French Flag with a green Cedar in the middle, and was designed by the president of the Lebanese Renaissance Movement, the late Naoum Mukarzel
www.lgic.org /en/lebanon_info_flag.php   (290 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Country profiles | Country profile: Lebanon
From 1975 until the early 1990s Lebanon suffered a bloody civil war in which regional powers - particularly Israel, Syria and the Palestine Liberation Organisation - used the country as a battlefield for their own conflicts.
Lebanon's broadcasting scene is well-developed, lively and diverse, reflecting the country's pluralism and divisions.
Lebanon was the first Arab country to permit private radio and television stations.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/791071.stm   (885 words)

  
 The Flag of Lebanon
The Cedar of Lebanon has been a symbol of Lebanon since Biblical times and in the 18th century the Maronites used a white flag with a cedar tree in the center, the white representing purity and Lebanon's snow capped peaks.
The constitution of Lebanon promulgated on 23rd May 1926 said: 'Article 5: The Lebanese flag is blue, white, red with a cedar in the white section'.
Various versions of the flag of Lebanon can be found as the description of the tree can be interpreted in more than one way.
www.tanbourit.com /lebanon_flag.htm   (337 words)

  
 Lebanon - First Flag Service Center
The First Flag Service Center (Al-Warwar) was founded on 01 February 1993, according to memo No 367 Dated 01 August 1993 and had summoned the first promotion of conscripts on 02 August 1993 to proceed with basic course military training.
The diversity of Lebanon is challanging and the FFSC wants to establish a unified social attitude among conscripts as well as have patriotism dominate over their sectarianism, religious discrimination and political affiliations.
Within the Flag service center command is the commander, the assistant commander, the secretariat, command and service company, personal section, security and orientation section, training section, equipment section, and a computer section.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/lebanon/flg-service-camps.htm   (845 words)

  
 National Flag of Lebanon
This illustration of the Lebanon Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/lebanon.htm   (443 words)

  
 flag of Lebanon flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
The most interesting one is a vertical flag, therefore vertically red-white-red, with a vertical, totally green cedar, shifted to the top of the flag.
I now wonder whether the vertical flag with the "cedar shifted to the top of the flag" which Ivan Sache saw in a picture might actually be the bottom part of a 5:2 flag with centred cedar (the top part being hidden because of the flag waving or something similar).
It could be two flags [flown] together, one 1:1:1 and one all red.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/lb.html   (1585 words)

  
 Lebanese are united under flag of the 'cedars revolution' - Robert Fisk: 02 March 2005
Hariri’s sister, Bahiya, an MP in Sidon, was not interested in being Lebanon’s first woman prime minister, and the elderly Rashid Solh didn’t want the job, despite his Lebanese aristocratic origins.
But if a "liberated" Lebanon declared itself for "the West", then the country could fall apart, as it did in the 1975-1990 civil war.
But Lebanon has always been betrayed by its foreign cheerleaders - which is why no one won the Lebanese civil war, except, perhaps the Syrians.
www.robert-fisk.com /articles465.htm   (783 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Country profiles | Timeline: Lebanon
The 1932 census which had shown that Christians were 54% of the population is used as the basis for the distribution of seats in the Chamber of Deputies (later known as the National Assembly) on a ratio of six to five (later extended to other public offices).
Lebanon now has two governments - one mainly Muslim in West Beirut, headed by Al-Huss, the other, Christian, in East Beirut, led by the Maronite Commander-in-Chief of the Army, Gen Michel Awn.
Lebanon and Syria do not sign the "understanding" but the Israel-Lebanon Monitoring Group (ILMG), with members from the US, France, Israel, Lebanon and Syria, is set up to monitor the truce.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/819200.stm   (2376 words)

  
 lebanon flag Outdoor Decor : Buy the Best Products at Bargain Prices : Shopzilla
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Lebanon Flag w/pole hem, 4x6', Nylon This 4 x 6 foot Lebanon Flag is made from 100% heavyweight nylon...
Lebanon Flag w/pole hem, 3x5', Nylon This 3 x 5 foot Lebanon Flag is made from 100% heavyweight nylon...
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 Lebanon Flag, Lebanon
Flag administrations whose names appear on the targeted flag state list have demonstrated a below average compliance rate in the United States for security since July 1.
In honor of the pontiff, the president on April 2 ordered the flag of the United States to be flown at half staff throughout the United States, at U.S. embassies and on all U.S. military posts and U.S. naval vessels until sunset the day of the pope's burial.
Syria's continued presence in Lebanon undermines the aspirations of the Lebanese people to live in freedom.  I also noticed today that the flag that was being waved was the Lebanese flag.
creekin.net /k13507-n103-lebanon-flag-lebanon.html   (618 words)

  
 Lebanon Flag
We stock the Lebanon flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 3ft x 5ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
Lebanon stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
Lebanon stick flag 12 x 18 inch, mounted on a 24 inch wooden stick.
www.united-states-flag.com /world-lebanon.html   (387 words)

  
 Lebanon Bans Israeli Flag Stamp
BEIRUT, Lebanon –– Lebanon has banned mail into the country that bears a French stamp featuring the Israeli flag, newspapers reported Friday.
It has a French flag on the top with 1949 and an Israeli flag on the bottom with 1999.
Lebanon is technically at war with Israel, and any direct or indirect contact with Israel is considered a crime punishable by imprisonment.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/aponline/19991022/aponline110943_000.htm   (149 words)

  
 Flag of Lebanon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Flag of Lebanon (Nylon with Polesleeve & Fringe)
Flags through sizes 6'x10' feature strong, durable solid brass grommets.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for strength.
www.usflagmfg.com /international/lebanon.html   (161 words)

  
 Lebanon Flag
This flag was designed to be neutral and not representing any of the religious groups of the country.
The red is in memory of the uniforms that were worn by the Lebanese Legion in World War I. Red represents the sacrifice of the people during the fight for independence and the white represents purity.
The cedar tree has long represented Lebanon - back to the time of King Solomon (over 2000 years ago).
www.ultimateflags.com /int/lebanon.html   (99 words)

  
 Lebanese Flag - Flag Of Lebanon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
If you would like to use this flag of Lebanon or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
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If you would like to use this information for Lebanon or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_lebanon.shtml   (251 words)

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