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Ain Ouzain

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Ain Ouzain (عين وزين) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Chouf District (Qada'a), an administrative division of Mount Lebanon Governorate (Mohafazah). The municipality is member of Federation of Chouf Es Souayjani Municipalities.


Distance from Beirut Altitude (meters) Surface (ha)
50 1 050 490

Municipality address

Sources : Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR)
Phone Number Fax Number E-Mail Web sites
05/ 508 101 05/ 508 101

Données électorales

Sources : Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (Republic of Lebanon)
Données électorales 2010
Registered voters Effectifs du conseil municipal Effectifs moukhtar
Données électorales 2016
Registered voters Effectifs du conseil municipal Effectifs moukhtar

Revenue of Independent Municipal Fund

Sources : Official Journal (Lebanese Republic)
Year Revenues (Thousands Lebanese Pound)
2014 90 896
2013 90 319
2012 89 115
2007 88 652
2006 92 391
2005 47 899
2004 41 904
2003 66 256
2002 52 758


Sources : Central Administration of Statistics (Lebanese Presidency of the Council of Ministers) - Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR)
Educational establishments (2006) Public Private Students schooled in the public schools Students schooled in the private schools
1 1 - 223 -

Higher Educational Institute Public Private
- - -


According to the book "Informations sur les bourgeois du Mont-Liban", the name of Ain Ouzain result of origin of the Syriac word "Ain Oseh" designating the launches, and more precisely the tip of the spear, and would have been obtained at the end a slow transformation semantics. The book "Names of Lebanese towns and villages" on the other hand suggested that the word refers instead to "eye of the goose".


Ain Ouzain is distinguished by its architectural style, a mixture of traditional and modern architectural style. The village includes a large number of education associations, including social and health like "Association Sanitaire des Druzes", Most regional important private association.

Archaeological sites

There are many archaeological sites in Ain Ouzain like traces of an ancient water source from the Phoenician period or Roman jars, caves and ancient cemeteries, ancient tombs carved in stone, presses carob or the remains of an ancient mosque.

Ain Ouzain Hospital
Address Ain Ouzain
Phone Number   05/509 001 - 05/504 000 - 03/707048
Fax Number    05/501 311
P.O. Box 1503-2010/02
E-Mail awh@awh.org.lb
Type Private
Capacity (Beds) 215

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