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North Governorate
North Governorate

North Governorate (Arabic: الشمال; transliterated: ash-Shamal) is one of the governorates of Lebanon. Its capital is Tripoli. The Arabic language (Arabic: ‎ translit: ), or simply Arabic (Arabic: ‎ translit: ), is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... Due to the fact that the Arabic language has a number of phonemes that have no equivalent in English or other European languages, a number of different transliteration methods have been invented to represent certain Arabic characters, due to various conflicting goals: A desire to stay consistent with traditional usage... A shamal is a summer northwesterly wind blowing over Iraq and the Persian Gulf, often strong during the day, but decreasing at night. ... Lebanon is divided into 6 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah). ... Tripoli (Arabic طرابلس Trablos, academically transliterated Ṭarābulus) is the second-largest city in Lebanon. ...


It is divided into districts (aqdya): Qadaa, (plural aqdya) is an arab term for a subnational entity. ...

Tripoli (Arabic طرابلس Trablos, academically transliterated Ṭarābulus) is the second-largest city in Lebanon. ... Akkar is a region in the northern part of Lebanon, characterized by the presence of a relatively large costal plain, with high mountains to the east. ... Halbe is a small town in Brandenburg, Germany - eine Kreisstadt. ... Zgharta District (Qadaa Zgharta) is a district (qadaa) of the North Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon. ... Zgharta, or Zghorta (زغرتا Arabic) is a large town in North Lebanon, with an estimated population of around 70,000. ... Ehden (اٍهدن in Arabic) is a mountainous town situated in the heart of the northern mountains of Lebanon and on the southwestern slopes of Makmal mountain and Kornet el Sawda, the highest peak of Lebanon. ... Bsharri (also spelled Becharre, Bcharre, Bsharre; Arabic: ), at 2500 m of altitude, near the Kadisha Valley. ... The coastal city of Batroûn (Arabic: البترون) is located in North of Lebanon. ...

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Beirut | Mount Lebanon | North | Beqaa | Nabatiye | South



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