Nabatieh Governorate

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Nabatieh
محافظة النبطية
Map of Lebanon with Nabatieh highlighted
Map of Lebanon with Nabatieh highlighted
Coordinates: 33°22′N 35°28′E / 33.367°N 35.467°E / 33.367; 35.467Coordinates: 33°22′N 35°28′E / 33.367°N 35.467°E / 33.367; 35.467
Country Lebanon
Capital Nabatieh
Area
 • Total 1,058 km2 (408 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 316,541
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Nabatieh Governorate (Arabic: محافظة النبطية‎, Muḥāfaẓat an Nabaṭīya) is one of the six governorates of Lebanon. The area of this governorate is 1,058 km². The capital is Nabatieh.

Districts[edit]

The governorate is divided into four districts (Aqdiya, singular qadaa) containing 115 municipalities. The capitals are in brackets:

Religion in Nabatieh Governorate[edit]

Shia makes the majority with 80%; Christians makes the second most with 9.7%; Sunni makes the third with 7.1%; Druze are the last with 3.2%[citation needed].

See also[edit]