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Lebanon is found in the Middle East. It is located on the west of Asia and on the east of the Mediterranean Sea. It is surrounded by Israel and Syria. It has 9 cities. They are Beirut, Byblos (Jbail), Tripoli (Trablos), Sidon (Saida), Tyre (Sour), Baalbeck, Anjar, Jeita, and Beiteddine. The capital City is Beirut. Lebanon is 10,452 square kilometers. Lebanon has coastal areas on its west, mountains between the sea, and a desert on its east.
There are four seasons in Lebanon: the winter with temperature varying between 13C and 15C, the spring with temperature varying between 15C and 21C, the summer varying between 24C and 27C, the fall varying between 26C and 19C.
Lebanon has so many landmarks. For example, there is a Temple of Eshmoun, Castle of Saint Louis, a great mosque built by Khan el-Frang, Rafik Hariri Airport, Beqaa valley, the coastal plain, the rouche, and the western chains of the Lebanese mountains.
Lebanon is also full of history. For example, in Tyre, Alexander the Great laid siege to Tyre because of their wealth and all their power.
In Lebanon there are trees called the cedars. They are the most popular kind of trees in Lebanon. What makes them popular? It is that they don’t lose their leaves even in the winter and they don’t die. The cedars have such a strong smell that not a germ can go near it. There is even a picture of the cedars on the Lebanese flag.
The people of Lebanon mostly speak Arabic. There are also people in Lebanon that speak English or French. Some Lebanese foods, drinks, and kinds of dances are Tebouleh, Fattouch, Mutable, Fish Kibeh, Arak, Anis flavored alcohol, Mezze, Chawerma, and Dapke.
Lebanon is a democratic country with a president and a cabinet headed by a prime minister and a parliament with 128 members.
Article posted April 1, 2008 at 12:51 PM •
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It seems like you really like Lebanon!
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