Lebanon is a country north of Israel with 4 million inhabitants. Furthermore, it is enclosed by Syria and the Mediterranean Sea. The landscape consists of the Lebanon mountains and the anti Lebanon mountains, with the fertile Bekai valley in between. The coastal strip is flat, but narrow. The cedar tree is depicted on the national flag and can only be found in the Lebanon mountains. There is a Mediterranean climate. The capital Beirut has 2 million inhabitants and is known as the Paris of the east. Sights include the Cedar Park, the archaeological museum, the Hamra district, the peace monument and the Corniche boulevard. Just outside the city are the caves of Jeita, Farray ski resort, the Pigeon Rocks and the village of Beit Meri. The city of Tripoli is home to many churches and mosques. Other important cities are the historic towns of Sydon and Tyr. The historic cities of Anjar and Tire are included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city of Baalbek because of its Roman ruins and the Phoenician city of Byblos. Furthermore, the Qadisha valley with the forest of the cedars of God (Horsh Arz el Rab). Other places of interest are the monastery Deir el-Qamar, the small town of Beiteddine in the Chouf Mountains and the archaeological site of Temple of Echmoun.

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