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Mansouri

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Mansouri (المنصوري) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Tyr (Sour) District (Qada'a), an administrative division of South Lebanon Governorate (Mohafazah).

Location

Distance from Beirut Altitude (meters) Surface (ha)
91 50 743

Municipality address

Sources : Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR)
Phone Number Fax Number E-Mail Web sites
07/ 320 203 07/ 320 203

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 232 054
2013 212 297
2012 208 423

Education

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 - 293 -

Higher Educational Institute Public Private
- - -

Etymology

Researchers believe the name derives from al-Mansoura
which later took on the colloquial Mansoura. Mansoura
is an Arab name chosen by the Chehabi emirs. 5

Location map

Sources : Information International - www.information-international.com

There are approximately 2,307 registered inhabitants in Mansouri with a Shia’a majority. The town has around 1,087 houses. 5

In 2000, the number of registered voters was 1,479, of whom 692 cast their ballots compared to 1,717 registered voters and 815 votes in 2005.
The voters belong to the following families: Mdeihli, Zabad, Aalian, Harb, Shouaikh, Zein, Safieddine, Ammar, Srour, Taqi, Jaber, Zeinni, Hachem, Jihha, Salman, Matar, Mohammed Ali, Mohsen, Masri, Haidar, Thiab, Bashan, Abbs, Khalil, Ahmed, Ayoub, Bandar, Thakar and Chaykhoun. 5

The town has a 12-member Municipal Council currently headed by Mohammed Zabad. It also has a mukhtar, Sayyed Mdeihli, and a three-member ikhtiariah body. 5

There is only one public intermediate school in Mansouri with 293 registered students in 2005-2006 compared to 250 in 2006-2007. It has 22 faculty
members, of whom 17 are paid on a contractual basis. 5

The town has around 28 commercial establishments. The town’s main source of income is agriculture, especially the cultivation of bananas and oranges. 5

Pollution and technological risks

No major pollutant pole or any high-risk technology pole have been identified in the same municipality.

Archeological sites

Archeologists uncovered remains of sarcophagi, ceramics, ruins of ancient structures and an ancient building known as Nabi Mansouri. In 2005, the
municipality established a natural reserve covering 600 dunums. 5

Challenges

The mass emigration of around 400 local families to Germany during the 1982 Israeli invasion was a major problem that the town suffered from. 5

Map of road network

Map of desertification risk

Map of rivers and water springs