Kaferkahel's Mosque (Left) and Church (Right)
|• Total||67 sq mi (173 km2)|
|• Total||Not exceed 500|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3|
Kaferkahel (Arabic: كَفَرْقاهِل Kafer-Qãhël) and some says Kfarqahel (Arabic: كْفَرْقاهِل Kfar-Qãhël) is a Lebanese village of Al-Koura villages in the North governorate. Characterized by its geographical location as it separates the district of Al-Koura and Zagarta-corner through the valley Qadisha and the river Qadisha. The village is half Greek Orthodox Christian and half Sunni Muslim). There's a church (St.Georges) and a mosque in the center of the village and a little abandoned church on the banks of Qadisha river (St. Elias Arabic: مار الياس Mar Illiess), this church is used in July to celebrate Mar Illiess.
River of Qadisha
There are a lot of immigrants from Kaferkahel to several countries like:
The local population do not exceed 500 inhabitants. And the main families of Kaferkahel are:
Election of the municipalities of Kaferkahel
On the last municipal elections on 30 April 2010 retired Brigadier General Nizar Abdul Qader Arabic: العميد نزار عبد القادر won under the chairmanship of the municipality, headed by Mr. Edmond El-Nabbout Arabic: الاستاذ دمون النبوت as vice president, and Al-Mukhtar is Mr. Mufeed Hajjeh Arabic: السيّد مفيد الحاجّة
- "Municipal and ikhtiyariah elections in Northern Lebanon" (PDF). The Monthly. March 2010. p. 23. Archived from the original on 3 June 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2016.