Bzoummar

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Bzoummar
بزمار
Village
Map showing the location of Bzoummar within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Bzoummar within Lebanon
Bzoummar
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°59′14″N 35°40′40″E / 33.98722°N 35.67778°E / 33.98722; 35.67778Coordinates: 33°59′14″N 35°40′40″E / 33.98722°N 35.67778°E / 33.98722; 35.67778
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Mount Lebanon
District Keserwan
Highest elevation 950 m (3,120 ft)
Lowest elevation 920 m (3,020 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code +961 9

Bzoummar (Arabic: بزمار‎‎; also spelled Bzommar or Bzemmar) is a village in the Keserwan District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon. It is 36 km northeast of Beirut, and has an elevation ranging between 920m and 950m above sea level. Bzoummar's inhabitants are predominantly Maronite and Armenian Catholics.[1] Bzoummar is home to a convent of the Armenian Catholic Church that was built in 1749, where the image of Our Lady of Bzommar is worshipped.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elections municipales et ikhtiariah au Mont-Liban" (pdf). Localiban. Localiban. 2010. p. 19. Retrieved 2016-02-12.