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Title: Qaouzah  
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Subject: Battle of Ayta ash-Shab, Ain Ebel, Southern Lebanon, Jabal Amel, Bint Jbeil District
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Map showing the location of Qaouzah within Lebanon
Location within Lebanon
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Nabatieh Governorate
District Bint Jbeil District
Highest elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Lowest elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code +961

Qaouzah (Arabic: القوزح‎) is a Lebanese village located in the Caza of Bint Jbeil in the Nabatiye Governorate in Lebanon.


  • Geography 1
  • Demography 2
  • Current events 3
  • References 4


Qaouzah occupies a hill with elevation ranging from 700 to 800 meters above sea level. The main agricultural products of Qaouzah are olive, carob and tobacco.


The people of Qaouzah are Lebanese and are almost exclusive Maronite Christians.

Current events

In July 2006, Qaouzah, like other villages that string Lebanon's southern border, such as Ain Ebel, Debel, Rmaich, and Yaroun, was caught in the crossfire of Hezbollah and the Israeli army.[1]


  1. ^ - Archbishop tells church to stay in Lebanon: 'You'll make it'
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