Qaouzah

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Qaouzah
القوزح
City
Map showing the location of Qaouzah within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Qaouzah within Lebanon
Qaouzah
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°07′N 35°20′E / 33.117°N 35.333°E / 33.117; 35.333Coordinates: 33°07′N 35°20′E / 33.117°N 35.333°E / 33.117; 35.333
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Nabatieh Governorate
District Bint Jbeil District
Highest elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Lowest elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code +961

Qaouzah (Arabic: القوزح‎) is a Lebanese village located in the Caza of Bint Jbeil in the Nabatiye Governorate in Lebanon.

Geography[edit]

Qaouzah occupies a hill with elevation ranging from 700 to 800 meters above sea level. The main agricultural products of Qaouzah are olive, carob and tobacco.

Demography[edit]

The people of Qaouzah are Lebanese and are almost exclusive Maronite Christians.

Current events[edit]

In July 2006, Qaouzah, like other villages that string Lebanon's southern border, such as Ain Ebel, Debel, Rmaich, and Yaroun, was caught in the crossfire of Hezbollah and the Israeli army.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ USATODAY.com - Archbishop tells church to stay in Lebanon: 'You'll make it'