Lebanese-American porn star Mia Khalifa recently became the #1 ranked actress on porn site PornHub. In honor of Khalifa’s new title, here are 14 hot hot facts about Lebanon brought to you by Mia herself.


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Lebanon is a Middle Eastern country bordering the Mediterranean Sea between Israel and Syria.

It’s exact geographic coordinates are 33 50 N, 35 50 E. Lebanon, those are some sexy measurements, girlfriend.


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Lebanon covers a land area of 4,036 square miles.

Ooh, Lebanon, that means you’re smaller than the total surface area of Connecticut. Damn girl, you’re petite!


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Lebanon’s natural resources include limestone, iron ore, salt, and being a water-surplus state in a water-deficit region.

Lebanon, I bet you got all kinds of arable land, huh? Yeah, you do. You nasty with that arable land.


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Beirut is Lebanon’s capital and largest city, with a population of 361,000.

Beirut, you’re a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and international influences, aren’t you? At once being dubbed the “Party Capital of the Arab World” while simultaneously maintaining significant conservative Muslim traditions, huh? You cray, Beirut, you cray.


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Air pollution in Beirut from vehicular traffic and the burning of industrial wastes are pressing environmental issues.

That sounds like a pressing concern in your nation’s capital, Lebanon. I feel you.


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Lebanon has still not fully recovered from its devastating civil war. Lasting between 1975–1990, the war resulted in over 120,000 deaths, the exodus of over 1 million residents, and long-lasting damage to infrastructure.

Damn.


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Following World War I, France acquired a mandate over the northern portion of the former Ottoman Empire province of Syria. The French demarcated the region of Lebanon in 1920 and granted this area independence in 1943.

Damn, Lebanon, it sounds like since independence your country has been marked by periods of political turmoil interspersed with prosperity built on your position as a regional center for finance and trade. #earnednotgiven


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Arabic is the official language of Lebanon, but French, English, and Armenian are all widely spoken.

What a diverse populous, Lebanon. That’s hot.


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Muslims are the religious majority at 54% (27% Sunni, 27% Shia) of Lebanon, with Christians the next largest group at 40.5%.

But I know you also have small amounts of Druze, Jews, Baha'is, Buddhists, Hindus, and Mormons, don’t you, Lebanon? Ahh yeah you do.


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Lebanon’s presidential seat is currently vacant, as its fragile political system has tried and failed six times to elect a new leader since May 2014.

Shit, Lebanon, a myriad of political parties and religious sects must agree on your next president? No wonder you’re currently leaderless. Ever heard of an election? Nah I’m just playing. #wecouldbetogetherbutyouplayin


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Lebanon’s GDP is $64.31 billion.

Ah Lebanon, don’t even act like I don’t know that means that per capita your GDP is $15,800!


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The current Prime Minister of Lebanon is Tammam Saeb Salam.

Oh, so you got a Prime Minister but you’re still trying to fill your vacant presidential seat, too? Sounds like somebody has expensive taste. I appreciate that.


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Lebanese poet Khalil Gibran is the third bestselling poet globally of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu (author of the Tao Te Ching).

Oh, Lebanon, you know I know about Khalil. Khalil wrote that hella inspirational book of poetic-essays The Prophet, an international bestseller. During his lifetime he received criticism for being a rebel, but is now seen as a national hero.


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Mia Khalifa, a 21-year-old Lebanese-American, is currently the most popular porn star in the world, a designation for which she and her family receive death threats and vitriolic hatred from religious fundamentalists in her home country.

Khalifa has responded on her Twitter to the threats by saying:

Miss Khalifa studied history at the University of Texas at El Paso.

You do you, girl. You do you.

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