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TopicData
NameAin Zhalta - Nabeh El Safa - more…
Type of localityVillage
Caza (district)Chouf, 17km
Mohafaza (governorate)Mount Lebanon, 35km
CountryLebanese Republic - Lebanon for short
Population
  • Summer / Winter: 4,200 / 3,500
  • Voters: 1,200
  • Homes: 400
ReligionsDruze, Catholic (Maronite & Melkite), Protestant
LanguagesLebanese (Arabic dialect), French, English
Time zoneUTC +02:00 - DST +01:00 - more…
Latitude / Longitude33° 44' N / 35° 42' E
On the eastern shore of the Mediterranean sea
Altitude1,220m
Surface
  • Total area: 17km²
  • Village core: 6km²
Distance from capital39km east of Beirut
Through roadsKhaldeh, Damour, Deir El Kamar, Al Barouk
SurroundingsMtein (north), Barouk (south), Aley (east), Masnaa (west)
ClimateMediterranean
Mild to cool, snowy winters with hot, dry summers
Temperature5°-25°C
Rainfall800-1,400mm / year
Water
  • Streams: Al Safa, Al Qaa, Al Riaan, Al Tannour, Al Hilf
  • Global flowrate: 1,000L/sec.
Vegetation
  • Apple, peach, cherry, pear, grape
  • Stone Pine forest (Pinus Pinea)
  • Cedar forest (Cedrus Libani) - 40ha
CurrencyLebanese Pound & US Dollar (1,500LP fixed at $1)
Phone # formatCountry code: 961 • Area code: 5
Calling outside Lebanon: +961-5-(6 digit number)
Calling within Lebanon: 05-(6 digit number)
Hotels3
Restaurants8
Sister townsOrtacesus and Villaspciosa (Sardinia, Italy)