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Ghazir

Ghazir (Arabic: غزير‎) is a town and region in the Keserwan District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate of Lebanon. It is found 27 kilometers (17 mi) north of Beirut. It has a normal rise of 380 meters above ocean level and a complete land region of 542 hectares (2.09 sq mi). The town has four schools, two public and two private, with an aggregate of 3,253 understudies as of 2008. Ghazir’s name is gotten from Arabic root words for “hefty downpours”, and the town is known for its various groundwater reserves. Ghazir is partitioned into three significant parts: Ghazir el-Fawka, Central Ghazir, and Kfarhbab. The occupants of Ghazir are prevalently Maronite Catholics.