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Jwaya (Arabic: جويا‎) is a village in Tyre district, Lebanon. Located in the center of Jabal Amel geographically, 95 kilometers from Beirut, and the county seat of Sidon 54 kilometers and 16 kilometers from the city of Tyre towards the east, rising from the sea at 300 m, a land area of 32.000 dunums cultivated arable including grains, vegetables, olives, figs, and recently citrus and fruit Mahtlfah.


Municipality of Jwaya is located in the Kaza of Tyre (sour) one of Mohafazah of South Lebanon kazas (districts). Mohafazah of South Lebanon is one of the eight mohafazats (governorates) of Lebanon. It's 97 kilometers (60.2758 mi) away from Beyrouth (Beirut) the capital of Lebanon. It's elevations is of 300 meters (1) (984.3 ft - 328.08 yd) above sea level. Jwaya surface stretches for 978hectares (9.78 km² - 3.77508 mi²)(2).

Educational Establishments[edit]

The table below provides a comparison of public and private schools locally and nationally. It can be used to assess the distribution of students between public and private institutions both locally and nationally. All data provided on education concerning the 2005-2006 school year. Since the publication of more recent figures we will strive to published online.

Educational establishments Jwaya (2005-2006) Lebanon (2005-2006)
Number of Schools 6 2788
Public School 4 1763
Private School 2 1025
Students schooled in the public schools 1160 439905
Students schooled in the private schools 530 471409


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