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Al Barouk

Chouf, Lebanon

Barouk is a pleasant summer resort town in the Chouf, known for its abundant springs and open-air restaurants. Barouk is distinguished by its large Cedar forest, which is part of the Chouf Nature Reserve.

Al Chouf Cedar Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in the Chouf  District of Lebanon. It is located on the slopes of Barouk mountain and has an area of 550 km2 (210 sq mi), nearly 5.3% of the Lebanese territory.

The reserve contains the Lebanon Cedar forests of Barouk. It is an Important Bird Area (IBA) and Eco-tourism area. It hosts 32 species of wild mammals, 200 species of birds, and 500 species of plants.

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