Sooth Govrenorate (Arabic: الجنوب; transliterated: al-Janub) is ane o the govrenorates o Lebanon. Sooth Lebanon haes a population o 360,000 inhabitants an an aurie o 2,000 km². The caipital is Sidon. The lawest elevation is sea-level; the heichest is 1,000 meters. The inhabitants are a mixture o Shiites, Sunnis, Orthodox, Catholics, Armenians, an Protestants. Temperatures can drop tae 4 °C durin winter wi a lot o rain an snaw on the heicher grund. In the humid simmer, temperatures can rise tae 30 °C in the coastal auries. The govrenorate haes several rivers: the Litani, Zahrani, Naqura, Awali, Qasmiye, an Hasbani. The aurie is famous for its citrus an banana farms.
Table o contents
Local Attractions an Events[edit | edit source]
The aurie affers a great number o attractions, includin pristine white sandy beaches sooth o Tyre, an the opportunity tae snorkel or dive amang submerged Phoenician an Roman ruins near the auncient ceeties o Sidon an Tyre. Cultur-lovers will enjoy the bustlin Ottoman-era Pazars, an ane can relax efter a lang day at a seafuid restaurant owerleukin the Mediterranean. Soothren Lebanon an aa hosts the Tyre festival, which attracts thoosans o tourists each year.
Releegion in the Sooth Govrenorate[edit | edit source]
Shia makes the majority wi 60.08%; Christians makes the seicont maist wi 23.88%; Sunni makes the third wi 15.89%; Druze are the last wi 0.15%.