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These efforts are ongoing at the end of the twentieth century.
From 1516 until 1916, when the Ottoman Empire was dismembered by the victors of World War I, the area that is now Lebanon was part of the Ottoman province of Greater Syria.
Syria forms Lebanon's northern and eastern borders.
Israel lies directly south of Lebanon, with the Mediterranean Sea to the west.
Christians, who account for under two-fifths of the total Lebanese population, include the Maronites (the most numerous and the most powerful) at 22 percent, the Eastern Orthodox at 10 percent; Melkites (Greek Catholics) and Armenians, each at 6 percent, and Protestants at 2.5 percent.
Through Lebanon's unwritten National Pact of 1943, political power was apportioned between Christians and Muslims.
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Lebanon is named for the major mountain range that runs north to south through the middle of the country.
The Cedars of Lebanon, famous since Biblical times, are now protected in a few mountain groves.
Arabic is the official language of the country, and is even spoken by the minority population of Lebanese Jews.
The Armenian population speaks mostly Armenian or Turkish, while Assyrians speak Syriac. A land of varied terrain, Lebanon encompasses coastline, mountain, and fertile growing regions such as the Bekáa Valley, which is a primary cereal-producing region.