Bsharri

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Bsharri
بْشَرِّيْ
Ceety
Bsharri as seen frae athort the Qadisha valley (facin wast).
Map showin the location o Bsharri athin Lebanon
Map showin the location o Bsharri athin Lebanon
Bsharri
Location athin Lebanon
Coordinates: 34°15′4″N 36°0′40″E / 34.25111°N 36.01111°E / 34.25111; 36.01111
Kintra  Lebanon
Govrenorate North Govrenorate
Destrict Bsharri Destrict
Elevation 1,450 m (4,760 ft)
Highest elevation 1,550 m (5,090 ft)
Lowest elevation 1,350 m (4,430 ft)
Population
 • Total 100,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialin code +961
Snow in Bsharri

Bsharri (an aw spelt Becharre, Bcharre, Bsharre; Arabic: بْشَرِّيْ‎), is a Lebanese toun at aboot 1,450 m o altitude, near the Kadisha Valley. It is locatit at 34°15′4″N 36°0′40″E / 34.25111°N 36.01111°E / 34.25111; 36.01111, in the Bsharri Destrict o the North Govrenorate. Bsharri is the toun o the anerlie remainin (preservit) Oreeginal Cedars o Lebanon, Cedar an is the birthplace o the famous poet, painter an sculptor Khalil Gibran who nou haes a museum in the toun tae honor him.

The name Bsharri (بشرّي) can be foond in the Phoenicie leid (بيث الشري) meanin "The Hoose O Ishtar",[1]

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