Map of Lebanon with North Governorate highlighted
|• Total||2,024.8 km2 (781.8 sq mi)|
|• Density||400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
North Governorate is divided into districts, or aqdya. The districts are listed below (capitals in parentheses):
- Batroun (Batroun)
- Bsharri (Bsharri)
- Koura (Amioun)
- Miniyeh-Danniyeh District (Miniyeh)
- Tripoli (Tripoli)
- Zgharta (Zgharta / Ehden)
A law was passed in 2003 to separate Akkar District from North Governorate and form a new governorate, Akkar Governorate. Implementation of Akkar Governorate began in 2014 with the appointment of its first governor.
Religion in North Governorate
Areas with large Muslim populations include Tripoli, Akkar, and the Miniyeh-Danniyeh districts. On the other hand, the Christian population is largely centered in the Batroun, Koura, Zgharta, and Bsharri districts.
- Lebanese Ministry of Environment: "Lebanon State of the Environment Report", Chapter 1, page 11, 2001.
- "Territorial administration of Lebanon". Localiban. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
- "Cabinet Appoints 5 New Governors, Accepts Qaloush's Resignation". Naharnet. 2 May 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
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