Aramoun, Aley

Aramoun (Arabic: عرمون‎), often referred to as Dawhet Aramoun (Arabic: دوحة عرمون‎), is a village in the Aley District of Mount Lebanon, Lebanon, lying to the east of Khalde and 22 kilometres away from Beirut. Aramoun's altitude ranges between 250 meters to 600 meters further east. The village has a Druze and Christian community, while the lower town has a majority Sunni Muslim population.[1]

NatureEdit

The village is primarily known for its olives and olive oil as it enjoys a mountain Mediterranean climate. It is also fairly forested.

EducationEdit

Aramoun contains 18 schools, of which two are public serving 699 students, and 16 are private serving 2,372 students.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Druze communities in the Middle East". British Druze Society. Archived from the original on September 11, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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Coordinates: 33°46′N 35°31′E / 33.767°N 35.517°E / 33.767; 35.517