Mayfouq

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Mayfouq
ميفوق
City
Map showing the location of Mayfouq within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Mayfouq within Lebanon
Mayfouq
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates: 34°10′57″N 35°46′19″E / 34.18250°N 35.77194°E / 34.18250; 35.77194Coordinates: 34°10′57″N 35°46′19″E / 34.18250°N 35.77194°E / 34.18250; 35.77194
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Mount Lebanon Governorate
District Jbeil District
Highest elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Lowest elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code +961

Mayfouq, also Mayfouk (Arabic: ميفوق‎) is a Lebanese village in Byblos (Jbeil) district, Mount Lebanon. it is located at 60 km from Beirut, with altitudes that varies from 800m to 1100m It was the second Maronite Patriarchal location in Lebanon.


Main Interests[edit]

Achtarout Club: (Arabic: نادي عشتروت الرياضي‎ ) Founded by Joseph Noon, Mayfouq's team won several trophies and was champion of Jbeil clubs tournament in Volleyball for 4 years. ( see more on Mayfouq.com [1] and baldati.com [2])


Municipality: Mayfouq have a municipality since 2002, the current president is Youssef Adib Wehbe.


Convents: Our Lady of Mayfouq Convent and Mar Challita Convent (Kattara), under the patronage of The Lebanese Maronite Order.


Churches: Our Lady of Ilige, Our Lady of Mayfouq, Mart Moura, Al Sayde Kfarchelli, and many other deserted churches such Mar Saba, St Georges (Mar Girgis).


Schools: The Convent primary school and Mayfouq's Secondary Official School.