Hermel District

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Hermel District
قضاء الهرمل'
Hermel Pyramid
Hermel Pyramid
Location in Lebanon
Location in Lebanon
Country Lebanon
GovernorateBaalbek-Hermel Governorate
 • Total282 sq mi (731 km2)
 • Total48,000
 • Density170/sq mi (66/km2)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The Hermel District (Arabic: قضاء الهرمل) is a district in the Baalbek-Hermel Governorate of Lebanon. Its population is estimated at 48,000 inhabitants, with its semi-arid land contributing to its low population density. It borders the Akkar District and Miniyeh-Danniyeh District on its west, the Baalbek District in the south and east, and Syria on its north.[1]

The capital of the Hermel District is Hermel.

On January 3, 2021, an explosion at a fuel storage facility in the town of Al-Qasr injured 10.[2]


  1. ^ "Hermel District - Localiban". www.localiban.org. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  2. ^ http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2021-01/04/c_139638893.htm/

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Coordinates: 34°23′29″N 36°23′45″E / 34.39139°N 36.39583°E / 34.39139; 36.39583