The climate is mediterranean with wet winters and hot
dry summers; Lebanon mountains experience heavy winter snows
Lebanon is mostly a mountainous country separated by the fertile
Lebanon Mountain are central and west, while the
stretch across its eastern border with Syria. A narrow coastal strip of land fronts the Mediterranean
Mountains in Lebanon
Lebanon’s forests of cedar trees were famed in antiquity, but intensive logging over the centuries has reduced the forests to a fraction of their former size.
The Lebanon Mountains are known for cedar trees, but only a few and small areas still stand. More common are oak and pine. Originally, cedars forests dominated all parts of the mountains.