Mount Lebanon Governorate

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Mount Lebanon
جبل لبنان
Map of Lebanon with Mount Lebanon highlighted
Map of Lebanon with Mount Lebanon highlighted
Coordinates: 33°50′N 35°32′E / 33.833°N 35.533°E / 33.833; 35.533Coordinates: 33°50′N 35°32′E / 33.833°N 35.533°E / 33.833; 35.533
Country Lebanon
Capital Baabda
Area
 • Total 1,985 km2 (766 sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Mount Lebanon (Arabic: جبل لبنانǦabal Libnān or Jabal Lubnan) is one of the Governorates of Lebanon. Its capital is Baabda. The majority of its population is Christian, chiefly Maronites, Greek Orthodox, and Melkite Greek Catholics. However, there are also many Muslim and Druze residents.

This governorate is named after the mountain of Mount Lebanon which spans also across the North Governorate and South Governorate.

Districts[edit]

The governorate is divided into 6 districts (Aqdya, singular - qadaa or Caza) which are:

Religion in Mount Lebanon Governorate[edit]

Christians are the majority with 65.27% of the population, followed by Druze (17.94%), Sunnis (8.8%), and Shi'a (7.9%).[citation needed]

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