Governorates of Lebanon

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Map of the governorates of Lebanon in geographic order, clockwise from Beirut.

Lebanon is divided into six governorates (muhafazah), listed with their capitals in parentheses:

  1. Beirut (Beirut)
  2. Mount Lebanon (Baabda)
  3. North (Tripoli)
  4. Beqaa (Zahleh)
  5. Nabatiye (Nabatiye)
  6. South (Sidon)

All of the governorates except for Beirut are divided into districts, and then subdivided into municipalities.

Two new governorates have been approved but not yet implemented: Akkar (from Akkar District) and Baalbek-Hermel (from Baalbek District and Hermel District). [1]

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