Baalbek بَعلبَك is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites in and one of the country's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Baalbeck or 'Heliopolis' as it was known is the site of great ancient temples built by the Phoenicians, the Romans, and other civilisations that have conquered the region and enjoyed the fertile soil of the .


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 24,000
  • United Nations Location Code: LB AAK
  • Latitude: 34° 0' 21" (34.0058°) north
  • Longitude: 36° 13' 5" (36.2181°) east
  • Elevation: 1183 meters (3881 feet)
  • Wikidata: Baalbek
  • Wikimedia Commons: Baalbek

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Arabic: بعلبك, Armenian: Բաալբեկ, Azerbaijani: Bəəlbək, Belarusian: Горад Баальбек, Bulgarian: Баалбек, Chinese: 巴勒贝克, Egyptian Arabic: بعلبك, French: Baalbek, Georgian: ბაალბექი, German: Baalbek, Greek: Μπάαλμπεκ, Hebrew: בעלבכ, Italian: Baalbek, Japanese: バールベック, Kazakh: Бағлабек, Kirghiz: Баальбек, Korean: 바알베크, Latin: Heliopolis
Lithuanian: Baalbekas, Malayalam: ബാൽബെക്ക്, Mazanderani: بعلبک, Mingrelian: ბაალბექი, Nepali (macrolanguage): बालबेक, Persian: بعلبک, Portuguese: Baalbeck, Portuguese: Balbeque, Russian: Баальбек, Serbian: Баалбек, Spanish: Baalbek, Ukrainian: Баальбек, Urdu: بعلبک, Western Panjabi: بعلبک, Ba‘albak, Ba‘labak, Ba‘labakk, Héliopolis

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