961 Country Code – Lebanon – 00961

961 is the country code for Lebanon.

Beirut is the capital city of Lebanon.

How to Call Lebanon from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

To call a telephone number in Lebanon from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Lebanon - 961.
  • Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Landlines – City/Area Codes in Lebanon

Landline numbers in Lebanon consist of an area code and subscriber number. The area code is 2 digits long (including the leading 0).

For example a number in Beirut is written as 01-XXXXXX, where 01 is the area code for Beirut.

Do not dial the 0 prefix with the area code when calling Lebanon from overseas. It is used for making calls within Lebanon.

For example, to call a subscriber in Beirut with number XXXXXX from overseas:

  • Dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Lebanon (961), the area code without any leading 0, then the subscriber number i.e. dial 00-961-1-XXXXXX or +961-1-XXXXXX.

Mobile Telephone Numbers in Lebanon

Mobile phone numbers in Lebanon begin with 03, 070, 071, 076, 078, 079, and 081. They are 9 digits long (including any leading 0) e.g. 03XXXXXXX.

When calling a mobile number in Lebanon from overseas do not dial any leading 0 listed with the number.

To call a mobile phone number in Lebanon from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Lebanon country code (961), and then the subscriber number without the leading 0 i.e. for 03XXXXXXX dial 00-961-3XXXXXXX or +961-3XXXXXXX.

00961 +961 Lebanon Country Code
00961 +961 Lebanon Country Code

Time Difference

When calling Lebanon from the United Arab Emirates, please note there is a time difference between Lebanon and the UAE.

The current time in the UAE is . The date is .

The time in Lebanon is now . The date is .

The time difference between UAE and Lebanon is 2 hours.

Exchange Rate

The official currency of Lebanon is the Lebanese pound (LBP).

Current exchange rates between the UAE dirham and the Lebanese pound (LBP to AED, AED to LBP) are:

  • 1 Lebanese pound (LBP) = 0.0024 AED
  • 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 417.098 LBP

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Useful Information

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Lebanon in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 6,848,925
  • 2017 - 6,811,873
  • 2016 - 6,711,121
  • 2015 - 6,532,678
  • 2014 - 6,262,410
  • 2013 - 5,914,621
  • 2012 - 5,538,634
  • 2011 - 5,202,343
  • 2010 - 4,953,061
  • 2009 - 4,813,026
  • 2008 - 4,764,741
  • 2007 - 4,767,344
  • 2006 - 4,759,753
  • 2005 - 4,698,763
  • 2004 - 4,569,378
  • 2003 - 4,388,375
  • 2002 - 4,182,205
  • 2001 - 3,991,001
  • 2000 - 3,842,778
  • 1999 - 3,747,766
  • 1998 - 3,693,520

Map of Lebanon

The location of Lebanon can be seen on the map below.

Map showing location of Lebanon
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