Ouyoun

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Ouyoun
العيون
City
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Mount Lebanon Governorate
District Matn District
Government
 • Time Zone GMT +2 (UTC)
 • - Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)
 • Area Code(s) (+961) 4
Area
 • Total 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code +961

Ouyoun (Arabic: العيون translit. al-ʿouyoun) is a village in Mount Lebanon, Lebanon.

Overview[edit]

Ouyoun or Aiyoun is a village in Mount Lebanon. It is mostly known for its rolling verdant hills, pine forest trees, water springs, that are vibrant with depth, movement and colors. It's Saint Joseph church inspires reverence and contemplation.

Etymology[edit]

The name Ouyoun means springs. The name is given because of the many water springs that are there.

Geography[edit]

Ouyoun is located north of Broumana. Area is about 10 km2. It is located 800 meters(2624 feet) above sea level and 10 miles (16 km) east of Beirut.

The people are mainly from the Abou Diwan family.

Demographics[edit]

The demographics of Ouyoun are all followers of the Christian faith with majority being the Maronite and Syrian Catholic with minorities being Greek Catholic and Greek Orthodox.

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Coordinates: 33°51′58″N 35°36′32″E / 33.86611°N 35.60889°E / 33.86611; 35.60889