Mezher, Lebanon

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Mezher
مزهر
Ծաղկաձոր
Town
Mezher is located in Lebanon
Mezher
Mezher
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°54′42″N 35°35′33″E / 33.91167°N 35.59250°E / 33.91167; 35.59250Coordinates: 33°54′42″N 35°35′33″E / 33.91167°N 35.59250°E / 33.91167; 35.59250
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Mount Lebanon Governorate
District Matn District
Population
 • Ethnic groups Armenians
 • Religions Armenian Apostolic Church
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Mezher (Arabic: مزهر‎, Armenian: Ծաղկաձոր, Dzaghgatzor) is a small town in the Matn District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate. Mezher is administered by the municipality of Bsalim / Mezher / Majzoub.

Population[edit]

It is a new town, where most of the population is Armenian. In Mezher the Armenian community has one of the top Armenian schools, Arslanian College and a socio-cultural sport club, Aghpalian. Most of the Armenians of Mezher come from Bourj Hamoud, Achrafieh, Anjar and the other old Armenian quarters.

famous people[edit]

Garo Agopian - Folk singer.

See also[edit]