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Qaouzah

Qaouzah
القوزح
City
Map showing the location of Qaouzah within Lebanon
Qaouzah
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates:
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.

Contents

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

Geography

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.

Demography

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]


References

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