Daychounieh

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Daychounieh
الديشونية
City
Map showing the location of Daychounieh within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Daychounieh within Lebanon
Daychounieh
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°51′N 35°34′E / 33.850°N 35.567°E / 33.850; 35.567Coordinates: 33°51′N 35°34′E / 33.850°N 35.567°E / 33.850; 35.567
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Mount Lebanon Governorate
District Matn District
Government
 • Time Zone GMT +2 (UTC)
 • - Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)
 • Area Code(s) (+961) 4
 • Postal code 22415
Area
 • Total 1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Highest elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Lowest elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code +961

Daychounieh (Arabic: الديشونيةtranslit. al-Dayšūniyat) (also Al-Daychounieh) is a village in the Matn District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. Daychounieh is administered by Mansourieh municipality.

Overview[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Geography[edit]

Daychounieh is 21 km to the Capital (Beirut), 26 km to the Province Administrative Center (Baabda) and 15 km to the Caza Administrative Center (Jdeideh).

Daychounieh is accessible from Mansourieh main road.

Beirut River flows east to west from Lebanon’s mountains passing through Daychounieh to the Mediterranean Sea.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2009, Daychounieh houses a population of approx. 800, of which 98 constitute the electorate and 153 are native residents. The number of residences is approx. 250. [1]

References and footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Daychounieh E-Community". Retrieved June 24, 2009. 

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