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List of rivers of Lebanon

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List of rivers of Lebanon

This is a list of all waterways named as rivers in Lebanon. Lebanon has 16 rivers all of which are Mediterranean Sea, the other three arise in the Beqaa Valley.[1]

Rivers originating on the western face of the Lebanon Mountains
Modern name Other names Ancient name
Nahr al-Kabir al-Janoubi Nahr al-Kabir Eleutherus River
Astoun River
Arqa River
Nahr al-Bared
Kadisha River Nahr Abu Ali
Al-Jawz River
Abraham River Nahr Ibrahim Adonis River
Nahr al-Kalb Dog River Lycus River
Beirut River Magoras River
Damour River
Awali River Asclepius River
Siniq River
Zahrani River

Sources: [2] [3] [4]

Rivers originating in the Lebanese hinterland
Modern name Other names Ancient name
Litani River Qasimiyeh River Leontes River
Asi River Orontes River
Hasbani River Nahal Snir


  1. ^ ECODIT (October 2005). "National action plan for the reduction of pollution into the mediterranean sea from land based sources" (pdf). Lebanese ministry of the environment. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rivers and Lakes". U.S. Library of Congress. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
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  4. ^ Al-rehab staff (April 2011). "لمحة عامة عن أنهار لبنان" (in Arabic). شبكة الرحاب. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
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