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Nabi Ayla

Nabi Ayla
نبي ايلا
Village
Nabi Ayla is located in Lebanon
Nabi Ayla
Nabi Ayla
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°52′03″N 35°57′29″E / 33.86750°N 35.95806°E / 33.86750; 35.95806
CountryLebanon
GovernorateBeqaa Governorate
DistrictZahlé
Elevation
3,440 ft (1,050 m)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3

Nabi Ayla (Arabic: نبي ايلا), is a village located in the Zahlé District of the Beqaa Governorate in Lebanon. The village is named after the biblical Elijah, known to the Lebanese as Ayla, and the Mausoleum of Al-Nabi Ayla is attributed to him as well.[1]

History

In 1838, Eli Smith noted 'en Neby Elia as a Metawileh village in the Baalbek area.[2]

References

  1. ^ "الصفحة 10 (19-04-1997)". Addiyar. 2014-04-06. Retrieved 2023-11-29.
  2. ^ Robinson and Smith, 1841, vol 3, 2nd appendix, p. 144

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