Jezzine (Arabic: جزين Jizzīn) is a town in Lebanon, found 22 km (14 mi) from Sidon and 40 km (25 mi) south of Beirut. It is the capital of the Jezzine District. Encircled by mountain tops, pine timberlands (like the Bkassine Pine Forest), and at a normal elevation of 950 m (3,117 ft), it is […]
Nabatieh is the city of the Nabatieh Governorate, in southern Lebanon. The population is not accurately known as no census has been taken in Lebanon since the 1930s; estimates range from 15,000 to 120,000. A 2006 population estimate by the now-closed German population site called World Gazetteer put the population at 100,541, which would make […]
In the third southern appointive area, 6 records were registered. The electorate is predominately Shia (80.1%). 6.35% of the electorate is Sunni, 5.27% Maronite, 3.65% Druze, 2.45% Greek Orthodox, 1.8% Greek Catholic, and 0.39% from other Christian communities. The Amal-Hezbollah alliance handled the “Expectation and Loyalty” list. It incorporates a Baathist Sunni up-and-comer, Kassem Hachem, […]
Deir Mimas is a town 88 km south of Beirut in Lebanon. Named to pay tribute to Saint Mamas, the town neglects the Litani River and the archaic Beaufort Castle toward the west and the snow-topped highest points of Mount Hermon toward the east.