Nabatieh Governorate

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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.


محافظة النبطية
Gouvernorat de Nabatieh
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
 • GovernorMahmoud Al-Mawla
 • Total1,058 km2 (408 sq mi)
 • Total316,541
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)


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

Nabatieh Governorate

Religion in Nabatieh GovernorateEdit

Religion in the Nabatieh Governorate

  Shia Islam (70%)
  Sunni Islam (10%)
  Christianity (14%)
  Druze (6%)

Shias are the largest group, forming 70% of the populations; Christians are the largest minority at 15%; Druze and Sunni Muslims are next at 10% each, but despite that Research and According to Men of God the Number of Atheists in that Governorate is Growing more than in any other Governorate in Lebanon and all of that Because of its Missionaries from the Lebanese Communist Party.

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