Place:Baskinta, Lebanon

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NameBaskinta
TypeCity
Located inLebanon


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Baskinta is a Lebanese village situated at an altitude ranging from 1250 metres above sea level at its lowest point, to 1800 metres at Qanat Bakish. Baskinta is renowned for its natural beauty and moderate climate. Baskinta is becoming a cycling spot for mountain biking amateurs with plenty of technical off road trails and a developed cycling community. It was also the capital city of the Syriac Christian state of Marada. Baskinta is also known for the variety of its fruit especially apples and vineyards.The residents are Christians: 70% Maronites and 30% Greek Orthodox.

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