Aitat, or Aytat (Arabic: عيتات), is a town located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of the town of Aley within the district of the same name in the Lebanese governorate of Mount Lebanon. It was a strategic place during the Lebanese Civil War (1975–1990), due to its view to Beirut.
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With its neighboring Christian town of Souk El-Gharb, this town remains one of the most memorable places in Lebanon for the Druze and the Christians as a reminder the fierce and deadly battles that occurred during the Lebanese Civil War. Today Aitat and Souk El-Gharb are considered to be the symbol of unity and forgiveness.
The Timani's ,Abi Saab's, and Talhouq's, are the most well known families of Aitat and the Aley district.
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- Aaytat, Localiban