|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. A picturesque town with a large church square and well-built houses, Qartaba is surrounded by olive groves, mulberry orchards, and vineyards. in Syriac, Qartaba means "good, curing and balanced weather".
Qartaba was 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.
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- "Elections municipales et ikhtiariah au Mont-Liban" (pdf). Localiban. Localiban. 2010. p. 19. Retrieved 2016-02-12.
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