Lebanon
  

Lebanon

Lebanon
  
Lebanon
, (Listeni/ˈlɛbənɒn/ or /ˈlɛbənən/; Arabic: لبنان‎‎ Libnān or Lubnān; Lebanese Arabic: [lɪbˈneːn]; Aramaic: לבנאן‎‎), officially the Lebanese Republic[nb 2] (Arabic: الجمهورية اللبنانية‎‎ al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah; Lebanese Arabic: [elˈʒʊmhuːɾɪjje l.ˈlɪbneːnɪjje]), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south. Beirut
Beirut
is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.
Tripoli
is the largest city in northern Lebanon and the second-largest city in the country.
The Litani River
, the classical Leontes, is an important water resource in southern Lebanon.
Qurnat as Sawdā
is the highest point in Lebanon at 3,088 meters above sea level.
The Orontes
or Asi, is a northward flowing river starting in Lebanon and flowing through Syria and Turkey before entering the Mediterranean Sea.
The Sea of Marmara
is the inland sea, entirely within the borders of Turkey, that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus separating Turkey's Asian and European parts.

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