Douma (Arabic: دوما, romanized: Dūma) is a town in Lebanon found 80 km from Beirut, 30 km from Byblos and 43 km from Tripoli. Douma is an authoritatively part of Batroun District and is known for its area in a valley encompassed by mountains. It remains at a height of 1150 m. Practically the entirety of its homes are shrouded in red tiles. It has a calm atmosphere and a wealth of grape plantations and olive and apple forests.
Douma saw various civic establishments including antiquated Greece, old Rome and Turkey. Nonetheless, the Ottoman Empire left the biggest effect on Douma’s occupants. In the town square sits a stone coffin, bearing a Greek engraving recording this was the internment spot of Castor, who passed on in 317 AD.
The town had been relinquished until the sixteenth century, during Ottoman standard, when the advanced town was established by the Greek Orthodox Christian group of Maalouf, who relocated to the Byblos and Keserwan regions from the Hauran. The family keeps on occupying the town until the current day. In 1880 the Ottoman mutasarrif of Mount Lebanon, Rustum Pasha, selected a metropolitan board to oversee Douma, the 6th region to get a chamber in Mount Lebanon.
The Great Famine of Mount Lebanon during World War I encouraged an influx of wanderers from Douma to the Americas and their settlements fundamentally added to boosting the town’s economy. Most foundations and houses in Douma were worked somewhere in the range of 1881 and 1914, to a great extent financed by wanderers from the town in Brazil, Argentina, and the United States. In the 1920s, the pioneers of Syria who had only defied the French, were kept and ousted to Douma of Lebanon. One of those pioneers was Sa’dallah al-Jabiri who was bound to turn into Syria’s first Prime Minister after its freedom during the 1940s. Another was the primary creator of Syria’s constitution: legal counselor Safadi.