• Published on: 29 February 2008 - Last Updated : 1 March 2008
  • Location

    The municipality of Aazour is located in the Kaza of Jezzine one of is one of the eight mohafazats (governorates) of Lebanon. Aazour is 70 kilometers (43.498 mi) away from Beyrouth (Beirut) the capital of Lebanon. It's elevations is of 830 meters (2723.23 ft - 907.688 yd) above sea level. Aazour surface stretches for 263 hectares (2.63 km² - 1.01518 mi²) .

    Educational establishments

    Educational establishments - Aazour (2005-2006) (3) Lebanon (2005-2006) (2)
    Schools Not Available 2 788
    Public Schools Not Available 1 763
    Private Schools Not Available 1 025

    Students schooled in the public schools

    Not Available 439 905

    Students schooled in the private schools

    Not Available 471 409

    Higher Educational Institute

    There is no higher education institutions in the municipality.

    Health Institutions

    Health Institutions (2006) (4)
    Hospitals Beds Clinic
    Public Private Public Private
    0 0

    Economic Activities

    Economic Activities (2004)
    commercial and industrial Activity (3) Companies with more than five employees 2
    Companies Not Available
    Agricultural activity (3) Crops type Not Available
    Features Not Available
    Mining activity (3) Mines 0
    Activities type Not Available
    Operating status Not Available

    Pollution and technological risks

    Poles or companies with a high risk of pollution (2006) (3)
    Companies Not Available
    Activities type Not Available
    Type of emissions Not Available

    Map of road network

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    Map of desertification risk

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    Map of rivers and water springs

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    Map of zones with fire risks

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    Map of forest zones

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    Municipality of Aazour (2008)(4)
    Address Main Road - Municipality of Aazour - Kaza of Jezzine
    Phone Number    07/ 810 150
    Fax Number    07/ 810 150
    P.O. Box Not Available
    E-Mail Not Available
    Web sites Not Available

    (1) Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (Republic of Lebanon - www.moim.gov.lb)
    (2) Central Administration for Statistics (CAS - Republic of Lebanon)
    (3) Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR - Republic of Lebanon)
    (4) Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR - www.informs.gov.lb - Republic of Lebanon)

    voters and revenues

  • Revenues of the Independent Municipal Fund for 2006
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  • File on Lebanese municipal and ikhtiariah elections of 2010 and income distribution of IMF
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  • File on Municipal and Ikhtiariah elections 2004
    This folder deals with municipal and ikhtariah elections held in 2004. It provides an overview of the number of lebanese municipalities (and their distribution), municipal councilors, voters, Makhatirs, by Kaza and Mohafazah.
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