Nabatieh Governorate

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Nabatieh
محافظة النبطية
Map of Lebanon with Nabatieh highlighted
Map of Lebanon with Nabatieh highlighted
Coordinates: 33°22′N 35°28′E / 33.367°N 35.467°E / 33.367; 35.467Coordinates: 33°22′N 35°28′E / 33.367°N 35.467°E / 33.367; 35.467
Country Lebanon
Capital Nabatieh
Government
Area
 • Total 1,058 km2 (408 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 316,541
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Nabatieh Governorate (Arabic: محافظة النبطية‎, Muḥāfaẓat an-Nabaṭiyyah) is one of the eight governorates of Lebanon. The area of this governorate is 1,058 km². The capital is Nabatieh.

Districts[edit]

The governorate is divided into four districts (Aqdiya, singular qadaa) containing 116 municipalities. The capitals are in brackets:

Religion in Nabatieh Governorate[edit]

Religion in the Nabatieh Governorate

  Shia Islam (80%)
  Sunni Islam (7.1%)
  Christianity (9.7%)
  Druze (3.2%)

Shias are the largest group, forming 80% of the populations; Christians are the largest minority at 9.7%; Sunnis are next, at 7.1%; and Druze were 3.2%.[citation needed]

See also[edit]