Falougha-Khalouat

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Falougha - Khalwat Falougha
Falougha - Khalwat Falougha is located in Lebanon
Falougha - Khalwat Falougha
Falougha - Khalwat Falougha
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°50′15″N 35°44′26″E / 33.83750°N 35.74056°E / 33.83750; 35.74056Coordinates: 33°50′15″N 35°44′26″E / 33.83750°N 35.74056°E / 33.83750; 35.74056
Country Lebanon
Governorate Mount Lebanon
District Baabda
Area
 • Total 1,563 ha (3,862 acres)
Elevation 1,250 m (4,100 ft)

Falougha - Khalwat Falougha (Arabic: فالوغا‎‎) is a municipality in the Baabda District of Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. The municipality consists of the villages of Falougha and Khalwat Falougha. It is 35 kilometers east of Beirut.[1] Falougha - Khalwat Falougha has an average elevation of 1,250 meters above sea level and a total land area of 1,563 hectares.[1] In 2016, Falougha had 3,400 registered voters while Khalwat Falougha had 600.[2]

There is a public school in the village with 150 students as of 2016 and a local hospital with thirty beds.[1] There are seven companies that each employ over five employees operating in Falougha.[1] Falougha has a mixed population of Druze and Christians from the Maronite, Melkite (Greek Catholic) and Greek Orthodox denominations, while Khalouat Falougha's inhabitants are entirely Druze.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Falougha - Khalouat". Localiban. Localiban. 2007-12-18. Retrieved 2016-02-09. 
  2. ^ a b "Elections municipales et ikhtiariah au Mont-Liban" (PDF). Localiban. Localiban. 2010. p. 19. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2015-07-24. Retrieved 2016-02-12. 
  3. ^ "Druze communities in the Middle East". British Druze Society. Archived from the original on September 11, 2011.