Governorates of Lebanon

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Governorates of Lebanon
محافظات لبنان (Arabic)
Also known as:
Muhafazah
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Category Unitary state
Location  Lebanon
Number 9 (as of 2017)
Government Governorate Government, National Government
Subdivisions District
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Lebanon is divided into nine governorates (muhafazah):

Governorate Arabic Capital City
Akkar عكار Halba
Baalbek-Hermel بعلبك - الهرمل Baalbek
Beirut بيروت Beirut
Beqaa البقاع Zahleh
Keserwan-Jbeil[1] Jounieh
Mount Lebanon جبل لبنان Baabda
Nabatieh النبطية Nabatiye
North الشمال Tripoli
South الجنوب Sidon

All of the governorates except for Beirut are divided into districts, and then subdivided into municipalities.

Implementation of the two newest governorates, Akkar and Baalbek-Hermel, remains ongoing since their establishment in 2014.[2]

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