Nabatieh Governorate

محافظة النبطية

Map of Lebanon with Nabatieh highlighted
Coordinates: 33°22′N 35°28′E / 33.367°N 35.467°E / 33.367; 35.467Coordinates: 33°22′N 35°28′E / 33.367°N 35.467°E / 33.367; 35.467
Country Lebanon
Capital Nabatieh
  Total 1,058 km2 (408 sq mi)
  Total 316,541
  Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Nabatieh Governorate (Arabic: محافظة النبطية, Muḥāfaẓat an Nabaṭīya) is one of the six governorates of Lebanon. The area of this governorate is 1,058 km². The capital is Nabatieh.


The governorate is divided into four districts (Aqdiya, singular qadaa) containing 116 municipalities. The capitals are in brackets:

Religion in Nabatieh Governorate

Shias are the largest group, forming 80% of the populations; Christians are the largest minority at 9.7%; Sunnis are next, at 7.1%; and Druze were 3.2%.

See also

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