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Mazraat Beit Mchaikh

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Mazraat Beit Mchaikh (مزرعة بيت مشيك) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Baalbek District (Qada'a), an administrative division of Baalbek-Hermel Governorate (Mohafazah).


Distance from Beirut Altitude (meters) Surface (ha)

Municipality address

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

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
1 310

Revenue of Independent Municipal Fund

Sources : Official Journal (Lebanese Republic)
Year Revenues (Thousands Lebanese Pound)
2014 132 208
2013 121 217


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
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Higher Educational Institute Public Private
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Mazraat Beit Mchaikh

Etymology : Mazraat Beit Mchaikh was named after family Msheik, which forms the majority of its residents.

Location : Mazraat Beit Mchaikh is located in the Kaza of Baalbek in the Baalbek-Hermel Mohafazat (which was established in line with Law no.522 of July 16, 2003) at an altitude of 1300 meters above sea level and extends over 1320 hectares. It is 85 kilometers away from Beyrouth, 35 kilometers from the Mohafazat center and 25 kilometers from the Kaza center. It can be reached via the following road: Baalbek- Majdalyoun- Al-Mashtal- Mazraat Beit Mchaikh.

Population : Registered residents are estimated at 1,337 people, with a Shia’a majority and one hundred Sunni. Mazraat Beit Mchaikh contains around 200 houses.

Voters : There were 891 voters in May 2004 compared to 725 in 2000.

They are distributed by family as follows:

Msheik 777 voters - Abu Merhi 35 voters - Radi (naturalized Arab Sunni) 50 voters - Zeaiter 17 voters - Yazbek 12 voters

Local Authorities : Mazraat Beit Mchaikh reports to the Municipality of Chmistar, which is formed of 21 members, including a representative of the town.

Mazraat Beit Mchaikh has a Mukhtar and a mayoral council formed of three members.

Educational Institution : Mazraat Beit Mchaikh has an elementary and intermediate school with 54 students and 13 teachers and administrators.

Economic Activities : Residents depend on agriculture (tobacco, wheat and cereals). The town has two stone factories.

Problems facing the residents : Mazraat Beit Mchaikh suffers from lack of potable water and proper sewage systems.