|Governorate||Mount Lebanon Governorate|
|• Total||23.6 km2 (9.1 sq mi)|
|Lowest elevation||1,215 m (3,986 ft)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Bmahray's residents are mostly Maronite with Druze and Greek Catholic communities. The 2010 municipal elections census counted 1018 registered voters, The village's religious buildings are Saint George Maronite church and a Druze Khalwa.
Bmahray's main families are:
- Bou Malhab / Bou Malham
- Al Abanni
- Abou Chahine
- Abou Ghanem
Bmahray is located on the western face of Mount Lebanon. According to the national local development resource Center (Localiban), the village has a total municipal area of 23.6 square kilometres (9.11 sq mi).
Bmahray contains the remains of Roman monuments and rock sarcophagi.
Bmahray has no schools, no hospitals or medical institutions and no institutions counting more than 5 employees.
Before the Lebanese civil war, the main source of income for the villagers was horticulture, especially apples; the lack of water for irrigation failed attempts to revitalize this economic activity.
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Bmahray was one of the first villages to become part of the Shouf Cedar Biosphere Reserve. It has one million square meters of cedar trees, as well as at least three million square meters of pine trees.
- Centre de ressources sur le développement local au Liban. "Bmahray". Centre de ressources sur le développement local au Liban. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
- الإنتخابات البلدية والاختيارية 2010 (PDF) (in Arabic). information-international. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- "Bmahray". shoufcedar. Retrieved 17 October 2013.