North Governorate

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For the governorate of Bahrain, see Northern Governorate.
North
الشمال
Map of Lebanon with North highlighted
Map of Lebanon with North highlighted
Coordinates: 34°26′N 35°51′E / 34.433°N 35.850°E / 34.433; 35.850Coordinates: 34°26′N 35°51′E / 34.433°N 35.850°E / 34.433; 35.850
Country Lebanon
Capital Tripoli
Area[1]
 • Total 2,024.8 km2 (781.8 sq mi)
Population [1]
 • Total 807,204
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

North Governorate (Arabic: الشمال‎, Aš Šamāl) is one of the governorates of Lebanon. Its capital is Tripoli.

Districts[edit]

The North Governorate is divided into districts, or aqdya. The districts are listed below (capitals in parentheses):

Religion in the North Governorate[edit]

Sunni makes the majority with 54.4%; Christians makes the second most with 41.6%; and Alawites are the last with 3.7%[citation needed].

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