Subdivisions of Lebanon

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Lebanon is divided into six governorates (mohaafazaat, Arabic: محافظات —‎;singular mohafazah, Arabic: محافظة‎).

The governorates are further subdivided into twenty-five districts (aqdya—singular: qadaa).[1]

The districts themselves are divided into municipalities (nahiyah), each enclosing a group of cities or villages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ USAID Lebanon. "USAID Lebanon — Definitions of Terms used". Retrieved 17 December 2006.