Yarze

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Yarze
يرزة
City
Map showing the location of Yarze within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Yarze within Lebanon
Yarze
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°50′30″N 35°32′22″E / 33.84167°N 35.53944°E / 33.84167; 35.53944Coordinates: 33°50′30″N 35°32′22″E / 33.84167°N 35.53944°E / 33.84167; 35.53944
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Mount Lebanon Governorate
District Baabda District
Highest elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Lowest elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code +961

Yarze (Arabic: يرزة‎) is a village in Baabda District southeast of Beirut in Lebanon.

The headquarters of the Lebanese Ministry of Defense is located in Yarze.[1] This facility includes the Lebanese Military Museum. The city also has the famous The Hope for Peace Monument designed and gifted to Lebanon in 1995 by Arman. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Address." [sic] Ministry of National Defense. Retrieved on 3 March 2013. "Ministry of Defense Lebanese Armed Forces Yarzeh, Lebanon" - Arabic: "وزارة الدفاع الوطني الجيش اللبناني اليرزة، لبنان" - French: "Ministère de la Défense Nationale l’Armée Libanaise Yarzé, Liban"
  2. ^ Image of Hope for Peace