The local currency is the Lebanese Pound, or as locally referred to, the “Lira”. The terms livre (French), pound (English), and lira (Arabic) are used interchangeably, and the currency’s abbreviation is LL (Livre Libanaise) or LBP (Lebanese Pound).
In Lebanon you can also pay in US dollars.
ATMs are widely available in Beirut and will usually dispense both US dollars and Lebanese pounds.
Bills are in denominations of:
1,000LL, 5,000LL, 10,000LL, 20,000LL, 50,000LL and 100,000LL
Coins are in denominations of:
50LL, 100LL, 250LL and 500LL