Sooth Govrenorate (Arabic: الجنوب; transliterated: al-Janub) is ane o the govrenorates o Lebanon. Sooth Lebanon haes a population o 360,000 indwallers an an aurie o 2,000 km². The caipital is Sidon. The lawest elevation is sea-level; the heichest is 1,000 meters. The indwallers 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 bananae farms.
Local Attractions an EventsEedit
The aurie affers a great nummer 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 GovrenorateEedit
Shia maks the majority wi 60.08%; Christians maks the seicont maist wi 23.88%; Sunni maks the third wi 15.89%; Druze are the last wi 0.15%.