Lebanese municipalities according to their municipal councils size (may 2016)

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Sources
Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities - www.interior.gov.lb
Glossary

Data used in the following tables and charts are based from the 2016 municipal and ikhtiaria-s elections results, published by the Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities in May, June and July 2016.

During the municipal and iktiariah-s elections of 2016, there were 1029 municipalities (12 228 elected municipal councilors) distributed according to 8 muhafazah-s and 25 kaza-s.

The muhafazah (محافظة) is an administrative division of Lebanon. It is generally divided into kaza-s (قضاء). Since 2003, the number of muhafazah-s increased from six to eight, with the creation of two additional, Baalbek-Hermel and Aakkar (law 522/2003 of 16/07/2003 and decree 11861 du 11/02/2004).

Administrative distribution of the 1029 Lebanese municipalities

Distribution according to muhafazah-s

Chart 1 : Distribution according to muhafazah-s (may 2016)
Chart 1 : Distribution according to muhafazah-s (may 2016)
Lebanese municipalities according to their municipal councils size (by muhafazah-s in may 2016)
Muhafazah-s Size of municipal councils
9 12 15 18 21 24 Municipalities
Mount-Lebanon 171 79 59 13 4   326
South-Lebanon 61 35 44 4 2   146
North-Lebanon 80 28 27 5 3 1 144
Aakkar 59 36 24 7 1   127
Nabatiyeh 16 37 57 4 3   117
Beqaa 31 23 27 4 1   86
Baalbek-Hermel 33 13 27 5 4   82
Beirut           1 1
Lebanon 451 251 265 42 18 2 1 029
Chart 2 : Lebanese municipalities according to their municipal councils size (by muhafazah-s in may 2016)
Chart 2 : Lebanese municipalities according to their municipal councils size (by muhafazah-s in may 2016)

Distribution according to kaza-s

Chart 2 : Distribution according to kaza-s (may 2016)
Chart 2 : Distribution according to kaza-s (may 2016)
Lebanese municipalities according to their municipal councils size (by kaza-s in may 2016)
Kaza-s & Muhafazah-s Size of municipal councils
9 12 15 18 21 24 Municipalities
Kesrouane 35 13 5 1     54
Aaley 33 11 11 2     57
Chouf 30 26 15 4     75
Baabda 21 12 7 4 2   46
Matn 26 9 16 1 2   54
Jbeil 26 8 5 1     40
Mount-Lebanon 171 79 59 13 4   326
Saida 17 12 16 1 1   47
Tyr (Sour) 17 19 23 2 1   62
Jezzine 27 4 5 1     37
South-Lebanon 61 35 44 4 2   146
Tripoli     1   1 1 3
Koura 26 5 5       36
Minieh-Danniyeh 12 9 9 2 1   33
Zgharta 22 2 5 1 1   31
Bcharreh 2 5 4 1     12
Batroun 18 7 3 1     29
North-Lebanon 80 28 27 5 3 1 144
Aakkar 59 36 24 7 1   127
Bent Jbeil 6 7 21 1 1   36
Nabatiyeh 3 13 22   1   39
Marjaayoun 3 9 11 2 1   26
Hasbaiya 4 8 3 1     16
Nabatiyeh 16 37 57 4 3   117
Rachaiya 14 7 5       26
West Beqaa 10 8 12 1     31
Zahleh 7 8 10 3 1   29
Beqaa 31 23 27 4 1   86
Baalbek 31 10 26 4 3   74
Hermel 2 3 1 1 1   8
Baalbek-Hermel 33 13 27 5 4   82
Beirut           1 1
Lebanon 451 251 265 42 18 2 1 029
Chart 4 : Lebanese municipalities according to their municipal councils size  (may 2016)
Chart 4 : Lebanese municipalities according to their municipal councils size  (may 2016)