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Haouch El Harimeh

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Haouch El Harimeh (حوش الحريمة) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in West Beqaa District (Qada'a), an administrative division of Beqaa Governorate (Mohafazah). The municipality is member of Federation of Sahel Municipalities.

Location

Distance from Beirut Altitude (meters) Surface (ha)
55 860 575

Municipality address

Sources : Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR)
Phone Number Fax Number E-Mail Web sites
08/ 640 196 08/ 640 196

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 281 228
2013 263 878
2012 265 537

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 - 384 -

Higher Educational Institute Public Private
- - -

Etymology

There are several possible origins for the name :

- A name combined from 2 parts: First part means a
fenced pen for cattle or a house and the second part is
the root word for “deprived” which means prohibition
and then sanctification.
- A holy place (in Aramaic or Phoenician)
- A house prepared for ladies (Arabic) 5

Location map

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

There are an estimated 2,658 registered residents, mainly
Sunni, living in 550 houses.

In 2000, the number of registered voters was 1,704, 969 of
whom cast their ballots. In 2005, the number of registered
voters increased to 1,986, and out of those 1,279 voted.
In 2009, the number reached 2,232, and 1,582 cast their
ballots. They belong to the following families:

- Rbah: 296 voters
- Ahmad: 162 voters
- Amine: 116 voters
- Issa: 117 voters
- Farou: 116 voters
- Nadi: 78 voters
- Hammoud: 112 voters
- Abou Adileh: 80 voters
- Handous: 80 voters
- Janbieh: 62 voters
- Askar: 72 voters
- Awada: 74 voters
- Ghazawi: 64 voters
- Chahine: 75 voters
- Adwi: 59 voters
- Kasmas: 40 voters
- Saleh: 32 voters
- Aslani: 12 voters
- Yousef: 9 voters
- Yammine: 21 voters
- Ameiri: 16 voters
- Douch: 15 voters
- Yassine: 26 voters
- Ghatmi: 8 voters
- Khodor: 15 voters
- Askari: 11 voters
- Sharfie: 4 voters
- Ibrahim: 9 voters
- Salameh: 7 voters

There is a municipal council currently headed by Ahmad Mohamad Al-Ahmad and consists of 12 members. There are also 2 mukhtars, Ahmad Kassem Ayoub and Mariam Hussein Adwi, and a three-member ikhtiyariah body. 5

The town has one public school with 384 students registered in the 2005-2006 academic year, compared to 370 registered the following year. The school also has 22 staff members, 19 of whom are contracted.
The town has Al-Qadrieh Public Primary school that had 200 students in
the 2006-2007 academic year with 17 staff members, 16 of whom are contracted. 5

The town’s main source of income is agriculture, especially the cultivation of wheat, potatoes and other kinds of vegetables. 5

Archeological sites

There are no archaeological ruins in the village. 5

Map of the road network :

Map of desertification risk :

Map of rivers and water springs :