Baalbek District

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Baalbek District
District
قضاء بعلبك
Location in Lebanon
Location in Lebanon
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Beqaa Governorate
Capital Baalbek
Area
 • Total 895 sq mi (2,319 km2)
Population
 • Total 157,000
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Baalbek District (Arabic: قضاء بعلبك‎) is an administrative district in the Beqaa Governorate of the Republic of Lebanon, having Baalbek as its capital. It is by far the largest district in the country comprising a total of 2319 km2.

Major towns of the district are Hallanieh, Tamnine, shmestar, Douris, Jdeide, and Kasarnaba.

Coordinates: 34°00′25″N 36°12′14″E / 34.00694°N 36.20389°E / 34.00694; 36.20389