Lebanon's Cedar Island - Fast facts

04 February 2009

Pending government approval, Lebanon is to become the site of the world's largest tree-shaped man-made island development.

Fast facts:

  • Beirut-based developer Noor Investment Holding has presented a detailed explanation of the Cedar Island project to the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL) and is waiting for approval.

  • The island is will be developed just off the coast of Lebanon in Damour, jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Damour is a coastal town 18 kilometres from the Hariri International Airport, in the south of Beirut.

Google map: Proposed site for Lebanon's Cedar Island project