Ain Zhalta

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Ain Zhalta is a village in the Chouf District of Mount Lebanon Governorate in southwestern Lebanon. The Battle of Ain Zhalta was held here in June 1982 with Syria.[1] Masser Al-Chouf, Barouk, and Ain Zhalta-Bmohary form a Biosphere Reserve, protected by UNESCO in June 2005.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Davis, H. Thomas (1 October 1995). 40 Km Into Lebanon: Israel's 1982 Invasion. DIANE Publishing. p. 90. ISBN 978-0-7881-2334-4. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Doyle, Paul (1 March 2012). Lebanon. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 231. ISBN 978-1-84162-370-2. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 

Coordinates: 33°45′N 35°42′E / 33.750°N 35.700°E / 33.750; 35.700