Administrative divisions of Lebanon  |  Lebanon  |  South Lebanon Governorate  |  Tyr (Sour) District


Published on: 10 April 2008 - last updated : 19 June 2015

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Chehour is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Tyr (Sour) District, an administrative division of South Lebanon Governorate.


Municipality of Chehour is located in the Tyr (Sour) District one of South Lebanon Governorate kazas (disticts). South Lebanon Governorate is one of the eight mohafazats (governorates) of Lebanon. It's 95 kilometers (59.033 mi) away from Beyrouth (Beirut) the capital of Lebanon. It's elevations is of 320 meters (1) (1049.92 ft - 349.952 yd) above sea level. Chehour surface stretches for 781hectares (7.81 km² - 3.01466 mi²)(2).

Educational establishments

The table below provides a comparison of public and private schools locally and nationally. It can be used to assess the distribution of students between public and private institutions both locally and nationally. All data provided on education concerning the 2005-2006 school year. Since the publication of more recent figures we will strive to published online.

Educational establishments - Chehour (2005-2006) (3)Lebanon (2005-2006) (2)
Public Schools21763
Private SchoolsNot available1025
Students schooled in the public schoolsNot available439905
Students schooled in the private schoolsNot available471409

Higher Educational Institute

There is no higher education institutions in the municipality.

Health Institutions

Health Institutions (2006) (4)
Not availableNot availableNot availableNot available2

Economic Activities

Economic Activities (2004)
commercial and industrial Activity (3)Companies with more than five employeesNot available
CompaniesNot available
Agricultural activity (3)Crops typeNot available
FeaturesNot available
Mining activity (3)MinesNot available
Activities typeNot available
Operating statusNot available

Pollution and technological risks

No major pollutant pole or any high-risk technology pole have been identified in the same municipality.

Map of road network

Map of desertification risk

Map of rivers and water springs


Municipality of Chehour (2008) (4)
AddressPlace du Village - Municipality of Chehour - Tyr (Sour) District
Phone Number   07/ 415 100 - 415 511
Fax Number   07/ 415 100
P.O. BoxNot available
Web sitesNot available

(1) Ministry of Interior and Municipalities (Republic of Lebanon -
(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 - - Republic of Lebanon)