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Ain Saadeh

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Ain Saadeh (عين سعادة) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Matn District (Qada'a), an administrative division of Mount Lebanon Governorate (Mohafazah). The municipality is member of Federation of Matn Ech Chemali Es Sahli Oual Aoussat Municipalities.

Location

Distance from Beirut Altitude (meters) Surface (ha)
13 610 547

Municipality address

Sources : Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR)
Phone Number Fax Number E-Mail Web sites
04/ 872 314 - 5 04/ 872 314 - 5 info@ainsaade.gov.lb

Données électorales

Sources : Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (Republic of Lebanon)
Données électorales 2010
Registered voters Effectifs du conseil municipal Effectifs moukhtar
1 104 9 1
Données électorales 2016
Registered voters Effectifs du conseil municipal Effectifs moukhtar
24

Revenue of Independent Municipal Fund

Sources : Official Journal (Lebanese Republic)
Year Revenues (Thousands Lebanese Pound)
2014 346 468
2013 354 357
2012 220 186
2007 579 172
2006 623 240
2005 595 956
2004 581 692
2003 322 634
2002 316 308

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
3 2 1 211 405

Higher Educational Institute Public Private
- - -

Name origin

Source(s) : Information International SAL - The Monthly
Ain Saadeh is an Arabic word that was given to an individual named "Saadeh" who lived in the area a very long time ago and played a significant role there. According to historians and archaeologists, the area witnessed many activities at the time, which explains the abundant presence of archaeological ruins. In order to uncover what remains hidden, excavations and works are needed today.

Archeological and Religious Sites

Source(s) : Information International SAL - The Monthly
Of the most significant archaeological sites are:

  • Roman sarcophagus
  • Qalaah restaurant
  • Saadah The Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation (built 124 years ago).

The summer residence of the Maronite Archbishop of Beirut. It consists of some aqueducts, stone relics and cellars recently renovated in order to preserve their historical value. This residence also has a church established by Archbishop Toubya Aoun in 1852 and dedicated to Virgin Mary. There are some other churches on site, such as the chuches of St. Therese and St. Rita, the latter was recently renovated.

Population

Source(s) : Information International SAL - The Monthly
There are an estimated 1,538 registered residents in Ain Saadeh, mainly Maronites living in 3,000 houses and occupying around 400 commercial shops.

Families

Source(s) : Information International SAL - The Monthly
Registered voters are distributed among the following families :

  • Madi
  • Bou Aoun
  • Bou Ghosn
  • Ibrahin
  • Abi Hila
  • Ghosteen
  • Khoury
  • Daoud
  • Bitar
  • Monsef
  • Samrani

Source(s) : Information International SAL - The Monthly

Ain Saadeh has several schools: Frères Mont La Salle, Two Sacred Hearts (Ain Najem), and La Sagesse, in addition to the Frères technical school and Kafaat. The town also has a charity (Jesus’s Heart), a sports and cultural club, a fraternity named the Immaculate Conception, the Cedars’ scouts and Maronite scouts.

Dar al Rahma Hospital
Address Ain Saadeh - Beit Meri
Phone Number   04/ 870 435 - 871 350/3 - 872 211/2/3
Fax Number    04/ 872 214
P.O. Box -
E-Mail -
Type Private
Capacity (Beds) -

The town’s main source of income is business and agriculture (vegetables, fruits, pines and olives). Other sources of income are related to tourism. The town has 2 hotels: Royal Park and Delsol and several restaurants including: Nabe’e Al-Saadah, Qalaah and L’os.

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