Ain Akrine

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Ain Akrine, Ain Aakrine, (Arabic: عين عكرين‎‎) is a Maronite village in Koura District of Lebanon.[1] It was established in the early 19th century.


In the Ottoman time, a group of Christianity was living this village known by Nawous town, where its people were immigrated because of oppression. Whereas, the history of Ain Akrine village was known before the 19th century. This area was owned by the Shi'ite senator El Al Hajj Youssef from Banihran village, then was settled inside a group of the family El Khoury Ibrahim coming from Kfershakhna cause of an argument happened between brothers.[2]


  1. ^ "Municipal and ikhtiyariah elections in Northern Lebanon" (PDF). The Monthly. March 2010. p. 23. Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Ain Akrine Website - History

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Coordinates: 34°17′08″N 35°50′48″E / 34.2856°N 35.8467°E / 34.2856; 35.8467