Middle East

Muslim is the main religion in Lebanon with 59% of the population claiming it as their religion. Christians account for 39% of the population.

Lebanon has a population of 4.1 million, 2.6 million of whom live in Beirut, the capital city. The official language is Arabic, but French, English and Armenian are also spoken. Shia Muslims, Sunni Muslims, Christians and Druze are the main population groups in a country that has been a refuge for the region's minorities for centuries.

Religions practised: Muslim 59.7%; Christian 39%; Other 1.3%

PCI partners with the National Evanglical Synod of Syria and Lebanon.


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