For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Qennarit.

Qennarit

Qennarit
قناريت
Village
Qennarit is located in Lebanon
Qennarit
Qennarit
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°30′13″N 35°22′45″E / 33.50361°N 35.37917°E / 33.50361; 35.37917
Grid position116/173 L
Country Lebanon
GovernorateSouth Governorate
DistrictSidon District
Area
 • Total3.05 sq mi (7.9 km2)
Elevation750 ft (230 m)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Qennarit (Arabic: قناريت) is a local authority/village in the Sidon District in Lebanon. It is located 51 km southeast of Beirut.[1]

History

In 1875, Victor Guérin noted about the village: "Kennarit, a village inhabited by Metualis and which succeeded an ancient locality, as evidenced by a reservoir dug into the rock, several sepulchral caves and ancient quarries."[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c Qennarit, Localiban
  2. ^ Guérin, 1880, p. 516: "A deux heures quinze minutes, je redescends vers le sud-sud- est, et, suivant bientôt vers l'ouest l'Oued Kennarit, j'en gravis la berge septentrionale, à deux heures quarante-cinq minutes. A trois heures, je parviens à Kennarit, village habité par des Métualis et qui a succédé à une localité antique, comme le prouvent un réservoir creusé dans le roc, plusieurs grottes sépulcrales et d'anciennes carrières."

Bibliography

  • Guérin, V. (1880). Description Géographique Historique et Archéologique de la Palestine (in French). Vol. 3: Galilee, pt. 2. Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale.
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Qennarit
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install
{{::$root.activation.text}}

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!


Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.

X

Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?