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Btaaboura (Arabic: بتعبورا‎) is a village in Koura District of Lebanon. The population is Greek Orthodox.[1] A church is being constructed as of June 2011, it is dedicated to St. Elias.[2]

After the 2016 municipality elections, Mr. Issam Tamer was elected as president of Btaaboura's municipality council. His family:

  • Issam Tamer(grandson)
  • Nada Tamer(grandson)
  • Lara tamer(granddaughter)
  • Elie Tamer (son)
  • Grace Tamer (Elie's Wife)

In 1997 and on 21 November 2011, Michel Temer, President of Brazil, visited Btaaboura, which is the birthplace of his father, Nakhoul (Miguel) Temer, and mother, Marcha Barbar.[3][4][5][6]


  1. ^ "Municipal and ikhtiyariah elections in Northern Lebanon" (PDF). The Monthly. March 2010. p. 23. Archived from the original on 3 June 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Website: Saint Elias Church - Btaaboura". Archived from the original on 2014-10-27. Retrieved 2014-10-18.
  3. ^ The most powerful Lebanese person alive Archived 2016-05-11 at WebCite
  4. ^ "Politicians of Lebanese descent flourish in Brazil". The Daily Star.
  5. ^ "Michel Temer's Lebanese homeland fetes his success". Ya Libnan. 13 May 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Lebanese-Brazilian Michel Temer moves closer to Brazilian presidency". Ya Libnan. 19 April 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016.

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Coordinates: 34°16′N 35°46′E / 34.267°N 35.767°E / 34.267; 35.767