Miniyeh–Danniyeh District

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Miniyeh-Danniyeh District
District
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Location in Lebanon
Location in Lebanon
Coordinates: 34°27′55″N 35°56′16″E / 34.4653°N 35.9378°E / 34.4653; 35.9378Coordinates: 34°27′55″N 35°56′16″E / 34.4653°N 35.9378°E / 34.4653; 35.9378
Country Lebanon
GovernorateNorth Governorate
CapitalMiniyeh
Area
 • Total158 sq mi (409 km2)
Population
 • Total96,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Miniyeh-Danniyeh District is a district in the North Governorate of Lebanon. As its names indicates, the district includes the Dinniyeh [1] and the Miniyeh regions. The town of Miniyeh serves as district capital during fall and winter, while the town of Syr serves as a capital during spring and summer. The district is known for its natural richness. it extends over the northern and western hills of Al-Makmel mountain overlooking the Northern Lebanese and Syrian Coasts and extending all the way up to Qurnat_as_Sawda' the highest peak in Lebanon and the Levant.

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