Description: The Physical Map of Lebanon showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Lebanon is officially known as the Lebanese Republic. It is a country in Western Asia and shares its borders with Syria on the north and east and with Israel on the south. Lebanon's is located at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Basin.
The country's surface area is about 10,500 square kilometres of which 10,230 square kilometres is only land. Lebanon has a coastline and border of 225 kilometres on the Mediterranean Sea to the west, a 375 kilometres border shared with Syria to the north and east and a 79 kilometres long border with Israel to the south.
The border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights is disputed by Lebanon in a small area called Shebaa Farms. Lebanon is divided into four distinct physiographic regions: the coastal plain, the Lebanon mountain range, the Beqaa valley and the Anti-Lebanon Mountains.
The Lebanon Mountains rise steeply parallel to the Mediterranean coast and form a ridge of limestone and sandstone that runs for most of the country's length. The Lebanon mountains peak at 3,088 metres above sea level in Qurnat as Sawda' in North Lebanon and gradually slope to the south before rising again to a height of 2,695 metres in Mount Sannine.
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