Marjeyoun District

Marjeyoun District

Location in Lebanon
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Nabatiyeh Governorate
Capital Marjeyoun
  Total 102 sq mi (265 km2)
Elevation[1] 2,820 ft (860 m)
  Total 41,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

The Marjeyoun District is a district in the Nabatieh Governorate of Lebanon. The capital of the district is Marjeyoun.

Marjeyoun (also Marjayoun Marj Ayoun) stands majestically at a hill facing Mount Haramoun (Jabal El Sheikh, Mount Hermon) to the East, Beaufort 1000 years old Crusader Castle (Sh'ief Arnoun) above the Litani River and overlooking Mount Amel (Jabal Amel) to the West, The Rihan, Niha and the Lebanon Mountain Range to the North and the fertile plains of Sahil Marjeyoun that extends into Northern Israel between the Galilee finger and plains immediately underneath the Golan Heights.

Photos of Marjeyoun

Marjeyoum Photo Album
Baladiyat Marjeyoun photo gallery

A view of Marjeyoun by satellite


  1. UN Records

Coordinates: 33°21′40″N 35°35′32″E / 33.3611°N 35.5921°E / 33.3611; 35.5921

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 8/5/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.