Lebanon

Lebanon

Lebanon (officially: Republic of Lebanon, Arab الجمهورية اللبنانية) is a country in Western Asia on the Mediterranean. Lebanon borders in the north and east by Syria and along the Blue Line with Israel in the south. In the west it is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon is counted to the Mashreq countries and the Levant. The up to 3,000 meter high Mount Lebanon is snowy in winter. From the white peaks of the country's name is derived, the ( "white") to the Semitic root lbn back.