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Beirut

Beirut is the capital, largest city and chief seaport of Lebanon. Beirut is the home of about 1.8 million inhabitants.

Originally named Beroth, the city of wells, by the Phoenicians. Commercial, banking and financial center for the region, with eight universities.



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