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Baalbek District

Baalbek District
District
قضاء بعلبك
Shmistar, Baalbek District
Shmistar, Baalbek District
Location in Lebanon
Location in Lebanon
Country Lebanon
GovernorateBaalbek-Hermel Governorate
CapitalBaalbek
Area
 • Total2,319 km2 (895 sq mi)
Population
 • Estimate 
(31 December 2017)
387,935
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Baalbek District (Arabic: قضاء بعلبك) is an administrative district in the Baalbek-Hermel Governorate of the Republic of Lebanon, having the city Baalbek as its capital. It is by far the largest district in the country comprising a total of 2,319 km2 (895 sq mi).

Major towns of the district are Hallanieh, Temnin el Fawka, Chmestar, Duris, Jdeide, Kasarnaba and Bodai

Baalbeck Temple

34°00′25″N 36°12′14″E / 34.00694°N 36.20389°E / 34.00694; 36.20389


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Baalbek District
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