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Taalabaya is located in Lebanon
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°49′01″N 35°52′00″E / 33.81694°N 35.86667°E / 33.81694; 35.86667
Country Lebanon
GovernorateBeqaa Governorate
2,990 ft (910 m)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3

Taalabaya (Arabic: تعلبايا), is a village located in the Zahlé District of the Beqaa Governorate in Lebanon.


In 1838, Eli Smith noted Tha'labaya as a Sunni Muslim, Maronite and Christian village in the Beqaa Valley.[1]

The town of Taalabaya was attacked by PLA insurgents during the Lebanese Civil War; 35 residents were killed.[2]


  1. ^ Robinson and Smith, 1841, vol 3, 2nd appendix, p. 142
  2. ^ "Lebanon's Legacy of Political Violence" (PDF). International Center for Transitional Justice. 2013. Retrieved 2023-07-14.


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