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Hamat

Hamat
حامات
City
Map showing the location of Hamat within Lebanon
Map showing the location of Hamat within Lebanon
Hamat
Location within Lebanon
Coordinates:
Country  Lebanon
Governorate North Governorate
District Batroun District
Elevation 287 m (942 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Dialing code +961

Hamat is a village in Lebanon. It is located 287 meters atop the historic cape of Theoprosopon. It is home to the historic shrine and monastery of Our Lady of Nourieh. The village is also home to Saint Elias Monastery, which overlooks the Jawz River, or the River of Walnuts and the ancient Phoenician coastal town of Batroun. The locals are Orthodox Christians.[1]

References

  1. ^ Tourism @ Lebanon.com
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