Beqaa Governorate

The government Beqaa (Arabic محافظة البقاع muhafazat al - Biqa ', DMG muḥāfaẓa al - ʿ Biqa ) is one of six provinces in Lebanon with a population of about 750,000 people ..

The government Bekaa covers an area of 4,429 km ², and surrounds the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon and between Lebanon and Anti- Lebanon. The area is criss-crossed by three rivers: the Litani, Jordan and the Nahr al - Asi and is the most important agricultural area of Lebanon.

Temperatures range in annual average -10 to 35 ° C with partially heavy rains and snowfalls in the winter. The towns of Zahle, Baalbek, Niha, Anjar, Qab Elias, Kfar Zabad, Karaon Dam, Chtaura and Furzul are the most important tourist destinations. The province is located on the ancient trade route between Lebanon and Syria. The area is known as a wine region and for its cuisine.



  • Zahle
  • Shmistar
  • Baalbek
  • Anjar
  • Kherbet Rouha
  • Barelias

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