Bcheale

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Bchaaleh
City
Map showing the location of Bchaaleh within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Bchaaleh within Lebanon
Bchaaleh
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates: 34°12′13″N 35°49′25″E / 34.20361°N 35.82361°E / 34.20361; 35.82361Coordinates: 34°12′13″N 35°49′25″E / 34.20361°N 35.82361°E / 34.20361; 35.82361
Country  Lebanon
Governorate North Governorate
District Batroun District
Elevation 1,311 m (4,301 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 2,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code 06
Website www.bchaaleh.com
Commemorative plaque given to the village of Bchaaleh on the occasion of the dating of the village's olive trees in 1999

Bchaaleh, Bcheale, Bchealeh, Bechealeh or Bshaaleh is a village in the Batroun District of the North Governorate, Lebanon.[1][2]

Folklore claims that two olive trees in Bcheale are between five and seven thousand years old".[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stefan Wild (1973). Libanesische Ortsnamen. Franz Steiner Verlag. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft. Orient-Institut (1967). Beiruter Texte und Studien. F. Steiner in Kommission. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Bechealeh’s ancient trees still producing high-end olive oil, article in The Daily Star (Lebanon)

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