902497 WDPA ID
156.47 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Lebanon


  • Original Name Al Shouf Cedars Nature Reserve
  • English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2005
  • Sublocation LB-BI
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • GOBI Survey 2006
  • BREMi Framework 2013


Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Lebanon Updated: 2021 Department of Ecosystems, Ministry of Environment

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Shouf from the World Database of Protected Areas, November 2021. Available at: