Chittaha, Lebanon

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Tallé w Chittaha

تله - شطاحه
Village
Tallé w Chittaha
Tallé w Chittaha
Map showing the location of Tallé w Chittaha within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Tallé w Chittaha within Lebanon
Tallé w Chittaha
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates: 34°31′59″N 36°10′13″E / 34.53306°N 36.17028°E / 34.53306; 36.17028Coordinates: 34°31′59″N 36°10′13″E / 34.53306°N 36.17028°E / 34.53306; 36.17028
Country Lebanon
GovernorateAkkar
DistrictAkkar
Government
 • MayorRony Al Hage
Highest elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Lowest elevation
550 m (1,800 ft)
Population
 • Total1,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Dialling code+961
Website[1]

Tallé w Chittaha, Tallet Chattaha, (Arabic: تله - شطاحه‎) is a village in Akkar Governorate, Lebanon and it is one of the few remaining Maronite Christian-inhabited villages of Akkar.[1] It is situated 125 km north of the capital Beirut and it is located at approximately 600 metres from sea level. Saint George is the saint of the village, his feast day is April 23 of each year At that time, the people of Tallé w Chittaha gather for a mass.

Government[edit]

The first elected council Tallé w Chittaha was 29/6/2010. It constitutes of Mayor Antonios Al Hage, Bassam Kadissi, Khalil Barbar, Salim Bechara, Antonios Habib, Simon Ishac, Walid Al Hage, Gerges Kaddissi and Hamid Al Hage.

Families of the village[edit]

  • Abou Halloun
  • Abou Hanna
  • Al Hage
  • Awwad
  • Barbar
  • Bechara
  • Gerges
  • Habib
  • Ishac
  • Jbeily
  • Kaddissi
  • Kalkach
  • Khalil
  • Sassine
  • Tannous
  • Wehbe
  • Zeinoun

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Chittaha, Akkar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 13
(55)
14
(57)
18
(64)
21
(70)
25
(77)
28
(82)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
27
(81)
21
(70)
15
(59)
23
(73)
Average low °C (°F) 7
(45)
8
(46)
10
(50)
13
(55)
17
(63)
20
(68)
22
(72)
23
(73)
21
(70)
18
(64)
13
(55)
9
(48)
15
(59)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 118.5
(4.67)
97.3
(3.83)
71.6
(2.82)
37.7
(1.48)
20.3
(0.80)
26.6
(1.05)
14.1
(0.56)
57.0
(2.24)
94.8
(3.73)
113.3
(4.46)
Average rainy days 14 12 11 8 4 1 1 1 2 6 9 12 81
Source: [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal and ikhtiyariah elections in Northern Lebanon" (PDF). The Monthly. March 2010. p. 22. Archived from the original on 3 June 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Shittahah, Lebanon weather". Retrieved January 17, 2014.

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