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Kahlouniyeh (الكحلونية) 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)
45 850 337

Municipality address

Sources : Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR)
Phone Number Fax Number E-Mail Web sites
05/ 320 069 05/ 320 069

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 82 513
2013 77 103
2012 77 132
2007 69 188
2006 69 982
2005 29 653
2004 28 314
2003 47 762
2002 46 825


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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The name Kahlouniyeh finds its etymological roots in the original Arabic word "khôl" which identifies a fard blackish which was originally used in the Arab countries, for the makeup of the eyes. This town was in fact known in the past for its "khôl" trading and manufacturing activities.


There are archaeological traces of an ancient water source has disappeared and the ruined castle of Souayjani who sits on the governor of this region in Kahlouniyeh. Nowadays, the castle lends its name to the Federation of Municipalities of Chouf Es Souayjani (FMCES).

Map of road network

Carte du réseau routier {GIF}

Map of desertification risk

Carte du risque de désertification {GIF}

Map of rivers and water springs

Carte des fleuves et sources {GIF}

Map of zones with fire risks

Carte des zones à risques d'incendies {GIF}

Map of forest zones

Carte des zones forêstières {GIF}

Map of main urban suburbs

Carte des principales périphéries urbaines {GIF}

Map of main urban zones

Carte des principales zones urbaines {GIF}