The Grand Lycée Franco-Libanais (GLFL), is a prestigious French lycée in the Achrafieh district of Beirut founded in 1909 by the Mission laïque française. The institution is the flagship of all the other French lycees in Lebanon. Initially located in the Sodeco neighborhood, near the central Beirut district, it later moved to Beni Assaf St near the French embassy -in the Mathaf neighborhood. GLFL has ten buildings (five of which were conceived by the French planner Michel Ecochard) and also added a new athletic stadium on Damascus rd: "Le stade de Chayla" .
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