Tripoli District

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Tripoli District
District
A neighborhood in east Tripoli
A neighborhood in east Tripoli
Tripoli District is located in Lebanon
Tripoli District
Tripoli District
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 34°26′N 35°51′E / 34.433°N 35.850°E / 34.433; 35.850Coordinates: 34°26′N 35°51′E / 34.433°N 35.850°E / 34.433; 35.850
Country  Lebanon
Governorate North Governorate
Capital Tripoli
Area
 • Total 17 sq mi (45 km2)
Population
 • Total 310,980[1]
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

The Tripoli District is a small, but very densely populated district in the North Governorate of Lebanon. It consists of the city Tripoli and the surrounding area. The vast majority of residents are Sunni Muslim (approximately 80%), a small minority Orthodox and Maronite Christians, and a small minority of Alawite Muslims.

Municipalities[edit]

Denominational makeup of the population[edit]

By registed voters in the district.

Total 232,940
Denominations Percentage
Christians 9.12%
Maronites 2.25%
Greek Orthodox 5.18%
Greek Catholic 0.63%
Armenian 0.86%
Protestants 0.2%
Muslims 89.9%
Sunnis 81.9%
Shiites 1.18%
Druzes 0.01%
Alawites 6.8%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tripoli District". Localiban.org. Centre de resources sur le développement local au Liban. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. ^ http://lebanonelectiondata.org/confessions.html