Al Ghazieh (Arabic: الغازية) is a small city in South Lebanon, near the South's capital, the famous city Saida (Sidon). It has an area of about 15sq km. Ghazieh is bordered by a number of villages in the southern and western side such as Qinnarit, Magdouche, Darb es Sim, Zaita, Aaqtanit, Maamriye, Zahrani.
Ghazieh Main Square
Unity, Struggle, Progress
|• Total||15 km2 (6 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Major streets include: Bashroun, Regy, Zambil, El Ain, El Baidar, El Rabta, El Mokhtar, Zehriye.
Ghazieh has its own football team in Chabab Ghazieh SC.
During 2006 Lebanon War, on the 7 August, Israeli warplanes bombed and killed a total of 16 civilians in Ghazieh. On the 8 August, Israeli airplanes killed another 10 civilians, in three different incidents.
- HRW (2007). Why They Died: Civilian Casualties in Lebanon During the 2006 War. Human Rights Watch.
- Ghaziyeh, Localiban
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