Tripoli District

This article is about the district in Lebanon. For the district in Libya, see Tripoli District, Libya.
Tripoli District

Coast of Tripoli
Tripoli District

Location in Lebanon

Coordinates: 34°26′N 35°51′E / 34.433°N 35.850°E / 34.433; 35.850Coordinates: 34°26′N 35°51′E / 34.433°N 35.850°E / 34.433; 35.850
Country  Lebanon
Governorate North Governorate
Capital Tripoli
  Total 17 sq mi (45 km2)
  Total 310,980[1]
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

The Tripoli District is a small, but very densely populated district in the North Governorate of Lebanon. It consists of the city Tripoli and the surrounding area. The vast majority of residents are Sunni Muslim (approximately 80%), a small minority Orthodox and Maronite Christians, and a small minority of Alawite Muslims.



  1. "Tripoli District". Centre de resources sur le développement local au Liban. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
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