Place:Miniara, Lebanon


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Miniara (Arabic: منياره) (also transliterated Minyara) is a village in the District of Akkar, North Lebanon, 9 kilometers east of the Mediterranean Sea, and 3 kilometers south of Halba. The population is between 7,000 and 10,000. Miniara is the birthplace of Ibrahim BEIK El-SARRAF, the first member of the Lebanese parliament to represent the Christian seat of Akkar for 2 terms when Lebanon was still a French Mandate, and his younger brother "AFANDI" Zeki EL SARRAF the first mayor in the municipality of Akkar in his village Miniara.

Many people originating from this village now reside in Tripoli, Beirut, and other Lebanese regions or abroad.

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