Place:Bsharri, North Lebanon, Lebanon

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NameBsharri
Alt namesBsharrīsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates34.251°N 36.097°E
Located inNorth Lebanon, Lebanon
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Bsharri (also spelled Becharre, Bcharre, Bsharre; ), is a town at an altitude of about in the Kadisha Valley in northern Lebanon. It is located in the Bsharri District of the North Governorate.

Bsharri is the town of the only remaining (preserved) Original Cedars of Lebanon (Cedrus libani), and is the birthplace of the famous poet, painter and sculptor Khalil Gibran who now has a museum in the town to honor him.

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