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Cedars of Lebanon

Quick Facts:

  • Evergreen growing to 130 feet (40 m) tall and a trunk reaching over 8 feet (2.5 m) in diameter
  • Native to Lebanon, and parts of Syria, Turkey, Algeria and Morocco
  • Most abundant at altitudes between 3,300-6,500 feet (1,000 to 2,000 m)


Cedars of Lebanon

The Cedars of Lebanon is a conservancy park in Lebanon protect the Cedar of Lebanon or Lebanon Cedar trees which are native to the area. The Cedar of Lebanon tree may also be found in parts of Turkey, Syria, and the in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco.

The Cedar of Lebanon is an evergreen tree which reaches heights of 130 feet (40 m) and can develop a trunk that is over 8 feet (2.5 m) in diameter. The tree is most proliferate at elevations of 3,300 to 6,500 feet (1,000 to 2,000 m).

Some groups divide the Cedars of Lebanon into four different species with the Cedars of Lebanon being found in Lebanon, western Syria and southwest Turkey. The second, Turkish Cedar, species is native to the southwest Turkey region. The third species, Cyprus Cedar, is native to the Cyprus area. The final species, or Atlas Cedar, is native to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco and Algeria.

Best way to see the Cedars of Lebanon

More will follow on the Cedars of Lebanon as it is declared an official or notable wonder of Asia.


Best way to experience the Cedars of Lebanon

More will follow on the Cedars of Lebanon as it is declared an official or notable wonder of Asia.