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Nabatieh Governorate (Arabic: محافظة النبطية‎, Muḥāfaẓat an-Nabaṭiyyah) is one of the eight governorates of Lebanon. The area of this governorate is 1,058 km². The capital is Nabatieh.

Nabatieh

محافظة النبطية
Map of Lebanon with Nabatieh highlighted
Map of Lebanon with Nabatieh highlighted
Coordinates: 33°22′N 35°28′E / 33.367°N 35.467°E / 33.367; 35.467Coordinates: 33°22′N 35°28′E / 33.367°N 35.467°E / 33.367; 35.467
CountryLebanon
CapitalNabatieh
Government
 • GovernerMahmoud Al-Mawla
Area
 • Total1,058 km2 (408 sq mi)
Population
 • Total316,541
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

DistrictsEdit

The governorate is divided into four districts (Aqdiya, singular qadaa) containing 116 municipalities. The capitals are in brackets:

Religion in Nabatieh GovernorateEdit

Religion in the Nabatieh Governorate

  Shia Islam (60%)
  Sunni Islam (7%)
  Christianity (33%)


Shias are the largest group, forming 60% of the populations; Christians are the largest minority at 33%; Sunnis are next at 7%.

See alsoEdit