Shweir or Choueir is the name of a small town in the Matn region of Mt Sannine, Lebanon. Located in the shadow of the mountain overlooking Beirut and the Mediterranean Sea.
Most of the town signs use the Choueir and Dhour Choueir spelling.
People from this town have spread around the world through emigration but are still closely tied together through family contacts, periodic visits to Choueir, and their websites.
The town is well known as a "resort town" where people live during the summer months. This town is also famous for being the hometown of Naameh Yafeth, Tanios Bou-Nader Khneisser and Antun Saadeh, the founder of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP).
A famous native of the town is Abraham Rihbany (1869-1944), a writer on politics and religion.