Overview of historical districts in Tripoli
|• Mayor||Eng. Nader al-Ghazal|
|• City||14 km2 (5 sq mi)|
|• Metro||41 km2 (16 sq mi)|
|• Summer (DST)||+3|
Tripoli (Formal Arabic: طرابلس / ALA-LC: Ṭarābulus[a 1]; Lebanese Arabic: Ṭrāblus; Greek: Τρίπολις / Tripolis) is the largest city in northern Lebanon and the second-largest city in Lebanon. It is the capital of the North Governorate and the Tripoli District. It has the second largest port in Lebanon.
Its 500,000 inhabitants, are overwhelmingly Sunni Muslims (approximately 80%), along with a small minority of Orthodox and Maronite Christians (approximately 5%), and a small minority of Alawite Muslims (approximately 15%).
Notes[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Tripoli, Lebanon at Wikimedia Commons