Published on: 22 February 2008 (Last Updated : 22 February 2008)


The municipality of Yater is located in the Kaza of Bent Jbayl one of is one of the eight mohafazats (governorates) of Lebanon. Yater is 112 kilometers (69.5968 mi) away from Beyrouth (Beirut) the capital of Lebanon. It's elevations is of 710 meters (2329.51 ft - 776.456 yd) above sea level. Yater surface stretches for 1003 hectares (10.03 km² - 3.87158 mi²) .

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

Educational establishments - Aaynata (2005-2006) (3) Lebanon (2005-2006) (2)
Schools 1 2 788
Public Schools 1 1 763
Private Schools 0 1 025

Students schooled in the public schools

131 439 905

Students schooled in the private schools

Not available 471 409

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 0
Activities type Not Available
Operating status Not Available

Map of the road network :

Map of desertification risk :

Map of rivers and water springs :


Municipality of Yater (2008)(4)
Address Place du village - Municipality of Yater - Kaza of Bent Jbayl
Phone Number    07/ 425 042
Fax Number    Not Available
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)