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Azour is located in Lebanon
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°33′N 35°32′E / 33.550°N 35.533°E / 33.550; 35.533
Country Lebanon
Governorate South Governorate
District Jezzine District
Elevation 2,723.23 ft (830 m)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Azour (also spelled Aazour) is a village in Lebanon, located 22 km (14 mi) from Sidon and 63 km (39 mi) south of Beirut. It is 830 meters (2723.23 ft; 907.688 yd) above sea level. Azour's area stretches for 263 hectares (2.63 km²; 1.01518 mi²).

The municipality of Azour is located in the Kaza of Jezzine, one of the eight mohafazats (governorates) of Lebanon.

Social life[edit]

The village population is around 1306. The majority of this population is settled in Beirut and its suburbs and treat the village as a summer destination to get away from the heat and bustle of the capital.

The inhabitants of Azour are mainly followers of the Maronite church.


The major family name in Azour is Azouri عازوري(spelled also Azoury). All Lebanese with the Azoury family originate from the village of Azour.

Notable People[edit]

Naguib Azoury


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