Jahlieh

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Jahlieh
Al-Jaheliyyeh, al-Jahiliya
Jahlieh is located in Lebanon
Jahlieh
Jahlieh
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°39′58″N 35°31′6″E / 33.66611°N 35.51833°E / 33.66611; 35.51833Coordinates: 33°39′58″N 35°31′6″E / 33.66611°N 35.51833°E / 33.66611; 35.51833
Country Lebanon
Governorate Mount Lebanon
District Chouf
Population
 • Total 5,500

Jahlieh is a village in the Chouf District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon, located 35 kilometers southeast of Beirut with an altitude ranging between 400 to 650 meters above seal level and an total land area of 250 hectares. Jahlieh is bordered by villages of Daraya, Binwayte, Deir Dourit, Baakline.

The population is around 5,500 and the number of houses is around 600.[citation needed] Its inhabitants are predominantly Druze.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Druze communities in the Middle East". British Druze Society.