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Zgharta

Zgharta, or Zghorta (زغرتا) is a large town in North Lebanon, with an estimated population of around 90,000. [1]

30 relations: Beirut, Districts of Lebanon, Eastern European Time, Ehden, Ehden massacre, Estephan El Douaihy, Governorates of Lebanon, Hamid Beik Frangieh, Lebanese Arabic, Lebanon, List of Presidents of Lebanon, Maronite Christianity in Lebanon, Nayla Moawad, Neolithic, Neolithic Revolution, North Governorate, Plain of Zgharta, Qaraoun culture, René Moawad, Salim Bey Karam, Suleiman Frangieh, Suleiman Frangieh, Jr., Syria, Syriac language, Tartus, Tony Frangieh, Tripoli, Lebanon, Youssef Bey Karam, Youssef Salim Karam, Zgharta District.

Beirut

Beirut (بيروت; Biblical Hebrew: בְּאֵרוֹת Be'erot; Hebrew: ביירות Beirut; Latin: Berytus; Beyrouth; Beyrut; Պէյրութ Beyrut) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.

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Districts of Lebanon

The 6 governorates of Lebanon are divided into 26 districts (Aqdya, singularqadaa).

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Eastern European Time

Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+02:00 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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Ehden

Ehden (اٍهدن in Arabic) is a mountainous town situated in the heart of the northern mountains of Lebanon and on the southwestern slopes of Mount Makmal in the Mount Lebanon Range.

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Ehden massacre

The Ehden massacre (Arabic: مجزرة إهدن) took place on 13 June 1978, part of the 1975–1990 Lebanese Civil War.

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Estephan El Douaihy

Patriarch Estephan II Boutros El Douaihy (or Istifan al-Duwayhi, اسطفانوس الثاني بطرس الدويهي, Etienne Douaihi, Stephanus Dovaihi, Stefano El Douaihy) was born in Ehden, Lebanon on August 2, 1630.

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Governorates of Lebanon

Lebanon is divided into six governorates (muhafazah): All of the governorates except for Beirut are divided into districts, and then subdivided into municipalities.

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Hamid Beik Frangieh

Hamid Beik Frangieh (6 August 1907 – 5 September 1981) was a Lebanese member of the Parliament of Lebanon and held numerous ministerial positions in the Lebanese government.

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Lebanese Arabic

Lebanese Arabic or Lebanese is a variety of Levantine Arabic, indigenous to and spoken primarily in Lebanon, with significant linguistic influences borrowed from other Middle Eastern and European languages, and is in some ways unique from other varieties of Arabic.

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Lebanon

Lebanon (or; لبنان or; Lebanese Arabic:; Aramaic: לבנאן; French: Liban), officially the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.

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List of Presidents of Lebanon

This is a list of Presidents (and acting Presidents) of Lebanon since the creation of the office in 1926.

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Maronite Christianity in Lebanon

Maronite Christianity in Lebanon refers to adherents of the Maronite Church in Lebanon, which is the largest Christian denomination in the country.

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Nayla Moawad

Nayla Moawad (نائله معوض) (born 3 July 1940) is a Lebanese politician.

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Neolithic

The Neolithic Age, Era, or Period, from νέος (néos, "new") and λίθος (líthos, "stone"), or New Stone Age, was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of the Middle East, and later in other parts of the world from First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies by Peter Bellwood, 2004 and ending between 4,500 and 2,000 BC.

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Neolithic Revolution

The Neolithic Revolution or Neolithic Demographic Transition, sometimes called the Agricultural Revolution, was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a lifestyle of hunting and gathering to one of agriculture and settlement, allowing the ability to support an increasingly large population.

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North Governorate

North Governorate (الشمال) is one of the governorates of Lebanon.

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Plain of Zgharta

The Plain of Zgharta (or Plain of Zghorta) is a Heavy Neolithic archaeological site approximately east and southeast of Tripoli in Lebanon.

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Qaraoun culture

The Qaraoun culture is a culture of the Lebanese Stone Age around Qaraoun in the Beqaa Valley.

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René Moawad

René Moawad (April 17, 1925, Zgharta – November 22, 1989, Beirut) (رينيه معوض) was President of Lebanon for 17 days in 1989, from the 5th to the 22nd of November, when he was assassinated by unknown assailants.

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Salim Bey Karam

Salim Bey Youssef Bey Karam (Arabic سليم بك يوسف بك كرم), born on May 21, 1946 in Zgharta, Lebanon is a Minister of State in Lebanese government leading by Najib Mikati and a Member of Parliament for the Maronite Catholic seat of Zgharta-Zawyie, in North Lebanon.

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Suleiman Frangieh

Suleiman Kabalan Frangieh, last name also spelled Frangié, Franjieh, or Franjiyeh (15 June 1910 – 23 July 1992), was a Lebanese Maronite politician, President of Lebanon from 1970 to 1976.

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Suleiman Frangieh, Jr.

Suleiman Tony Frangieh (سليمان فرنجيه; born 18 October 1965) is the current leader of the Marada Movement and a Member of Parliament for the Maronite seat of Zgharta-Zawyie, in North Lebanon.

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Syria

Syria (سوريا or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia.

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Syriac language

Syriac (ܠܫܢܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܐ), also known as Syriac Aramaic, is a dialect of Middle Aramaic that was once spoken across much of the Fertile Crescent and Eastern Arabia.

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Tartus

Tartus (طرطوس / ALA-LC: Ṭarṭūs; also transliterated Tartous) is a city on the Mediterranean coast of Syria.

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Tony Frangieh

Antoine Frangieh (1 September 1941 – 13 June 1978), better known by his diminutive, Tony Frangieh, طوني فرنجية) was a Lebanese politician and militia leader during the early years of the Lebanese Civil War.

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Tripoli, Lebanon

Tripoli (طرابلس / ALA-LC: Ṭarābulus; Lebanese Arabic: Ṭrāblos; Τρίπολις / Tripolis; Trablusşam) is the largest city in northern Lebanon and the second-largest city in the country.

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Youssef Bey Karam

Youssef Bey Boutros Karam (also Joseph Bey Karam) (May 15, 1823 – April 7, 1889) (Arabic يوسف بك كرم), was a Lebanese Maronite notable who fought in the 1860 civil war and led a rebellion in 1866-1867 against the Ottoman Empire rule in Mount Lebanon.

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Youssef Salim Karam

Youssef Bey Salim Bey Karam (April 5, 1910 - February 3, 1972) was a Lebanese member of the Parliament of Lebanon.

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Zgharta District

Zgharta District (زغرتا) is a district (qadaa) of the North Governorate, northern Lebanon.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zgharta

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