Published on: 10 April 2008 (Last Updated : 10 April 2008)


Municipality of Chehour is located in the Kaza of Tyr (sour) one of Mohafazah of South Lebanon kazas (disticts). Mohafazah of South Lebanon 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).

Population, voters, local authorities and skills

File available in arabic on the voters, municipal councils and results of lebanese Municipal and Ikhtiariah elections held in 2010.

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)
Schools 2 2788
Public Schools 2 1763
Private Schools Not available 1025
Students schooled in the public schools Not available 439905
Students schooled in the private schools Not available 471409

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
Not available Not available Not available Not available 2
0 0

Economic Activities

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

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Map of desertification risk

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Map of rivers and water springs

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Municipality of Chehour (2008) (4)
Address Place du Village - Municipality of Chehour - Kaza of Tyr (sour)
Phone Number    07/ 415 100 - 415 511
Fax Number    07/ 415 100
P.O. Box Not available
E-Mail shhour@idm.net.lb
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)