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Burj Qallawiyah

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Grid position  189/296 PAL
Governorate  Nabatieh
Elevation  470 m (1,540 ft)
Area code  +961
Country  Lebanon
District  Bint Jbeil
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Burj Qallawiyah

Burj Qallawiyah (Arabic: برج قلويه ‎‎) is a village in the Bint Jbeil District in southern Lebanon.

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Name

According to E. H. Palmer, the name Burj el Alawei means "the tower of the Alawei".

History

In 1881, the Palestine Exploration Fund's Survey of Western Palestine (SWP) described Burj Alawei as: “A village, built of stone, containing about 300 Metawileh, situated on upland, with a few olives, figs, and some arable land round. The water supply is from a well and spring.”

References

Burj Qallawiyah Wikipedia


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