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Nickname(s): Dar El Ezz (Arabic:دار العز)
Chehour is located in Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°18′N 35°22′E / 33.300°N 35.367°E / 33.300; 35.367Coordinates: 33°18′N 35°22′E / 33.300°N 35.367°E / 33.300; 35.367
Country Lebanon
Governorate South Governorate
District Tyre
 • Total 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population (6805)
 • Total 1,375
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone +2
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)
Website (Arabic)

Chehoûr, (Arabic: شحور}, is a small town in the Tyre District of southern Lebanon. Its surface area stretches for about 780 hectares. Its lowest point is 320 meters above sea level. Chehoûr is located 95 kilometres to the south-west of Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon.

When the Litani river passing near the Chehour town, takes another name, River Mill: Mill Mazyad family, built on the bank of the Litani River In the first half of the 19th century by the Shiite notable Mahmoud Mazyad.


Municipality of Chehour is located in the Kaza of Tyre (sour) one of Mohafazah of South Lebanon kazas (districts). Mohafazah of South Lebanon is one of the eight mohafazats (governorates) of Lebanon. It's 95 kilometers (59.033 mi) away from Beyrouth (Beirut) the capital of Lebanon. It's elevations is of 320 meters (1) (1049.92 ft - 349.952 yd) above sea level. Chehour surface stretches for 781 hectares (7.81 km² - 3.01466 mi²)(2).

Educational Establishment[edit]

The table below provides a comparison of public and private schools locally and nationally. It can be used to assess the distribution of students between public and private institutions both locally and nationally. All data provided on education concerning the 2005-2006 school year. Since the publication of more recent figures we will strive to published online.

Educational establishments Chehour (2005-2006) Lebanon (2005-2006)
Number of Schools 2 2788
Public School 2 1763
Private School Not available 1025
Students schooled in the public schools Not available 439905
Students schooled in the private schools Not available 471409

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