Lebanon Second Only to Switzerland in Gold per Capita

20110430_WOC637Gold is important. It has been long thought of the safe haven for wary investors, and is usually what we back our money’s value with. It makes sense Switzerland is number 1, they’re practically the bankers of the rest of the world. What’s surprising is that we are in second place, well ahead of Germany. It looks like the name “Swisra el Share2″ (Switzerland of the [Middle] East) does hold some truth to it, huh? Or at least did in Lebanon’s good old days before the civil war.

Read The Economist piece I borrowed this photo from here

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