Mleeta rests in Mount A'mil, south Lebanon. It is one of
the villages of Iqlim al Tuffah. Surrounded by mountainous
heights, Mleeta embraces the tombs of prophets, saints, and
kings of the different eras.
It measures 60,000 m2 of gardens and woods with 5,000 m2 of
Mleeta is covered by rugged undulations and oak trees, and
has numerous rocky cavities and caves. Excavations in the
area uncovered ancient tombs as well as other relics.
Snow covers the area for a few days during winter with fog
encompassing the region, adding magic, magnificence and
beauty to the area, the climate of which is moderate in
It is surrounded by the towns of: Habboush, Arabsalim,
Jarjou, Mlikh, Loueize, Ain Bouswar, and Juba'a.
It lies at a distance of 82 km from Beirut, 33 km from Saida,
90 km from the Masna'a Lebanese Syrian border checkpoint on
the west Biqa'a road, and 45 km from the border with
occupied Palestine. It rises 1060 meters above sea level.