Place:Mount Lebanon, Lebanon

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NameMount Lebanon
Alt namesJabal Lubnānsource: Getty
Mount Lebanonsource: Wikipedia
TypeGovernorate
Coordinates33.833°N 35.667°E
Located inLebanon
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Mount Lebanon Governorate is one of the eight governorates of Lebanon. Its capital is located in Baabda. An outright majority of the population (approx. 80%) is Christian (chiefly Maronite, Greek Orthodox, and Melkite), with minorities of Druze, Muslims of various sects.

This governorate is named after the mountainous region of Mount Lebanon and, except for Beirut which as a population of 330,000 spans the area along the Mediterranean coast between Lebanon's North Governorate and South Governorate.

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