A great importance is also given to the higher education, Beirut has twenty-one Universities.
For future development of the city Beirut aims to host the Winter Asian Games in 2011 and the Francophonie Games in 2009.
In Beirut there is a typical Mediterranean climate with wet, mild and short winters and hot, dry (more humid on the coast) and long summers. The annual rainfall average is about 700 to 1200mm.
The city lies on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and at the bottom of the Lebanon Mountains.
The most popular religions in Beirut are Christians and Muslims and there is also a minority of Druze.
Beirut was one of the most exciting and flourishing cities in the region regarding trade and banking as well as a prosperous tourist centre until the outbreak of the civil war in 1975.
Unfortunately this period of fighting and devastation left the ... More city in ruins. But by the end of the civil war in 1990 the situation established and they begun with the rebuilding of the city hoping to get back the title of the “Paris of the Middle East” once.
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