|Governorate||Mount Lebanon Governorate|
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Qartaba (Arabic: قرطبا, also spelled Kartaba) is a village in the Jbeil District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. It is located 54 kilometers north Beirut on the mountains above Byblos at an altitude of 1,250 meters. The town has large church square, and is surrounded by olive groves, mulberry orchards, and vineyards. In Syriac, Qartaba means "good, curing and balanced weather".
Qartaba was once considered an important village in the Jbeil highland, a trade point for surrounding villages. Silk manufacturing flourished and in 1918, seven factories employed more than 500 people and much of the silk was exported to Lyon, France.
The inhabitants of Qartaba are predominantly Maronite Catholics. The families of the village include Saad, El-Sokhn, Sakr, Karam, Beyrouthy, Khoury, Acar, Gharios, Challita and Salem.
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