Zahle

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Zahle

 

a city in Lebanon, the administrative center of the Bekaa Muhafaza (governorate) . Population, 57,600 (1964). A railroad and highway link the city with Beirut. Zahle has summer resorts and vineyards.

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Both communities are a strong presence in the towns and villages of Rashayya and Hasbayya in the southern Beqa, and the Orthodox are very numerous in the South Lebanon district of Marjuyun (the seat of one of their metropolitans), and in the Central Beqa both in and around the city of Zahlah (the seat of another metropolitan).
For instance, while respondents from Kisrwan in the province of Mount Lebanon comprised the group most opposed to the elections (74%), the respondents from the northern district of Zgharta are the most enthusiastic (86%) along with the Biqa' Valley town of Zahlah (63%).