Ammatour (Arabic: عمّاطور) is a town and municipality in the Shouf (Al-Shouf) District in Mount Lebanon Governorate of Lebanon. It lies 57 km southeast of Beirut, at an elevation of between 800 and 1,050 meters above sea level. The name “Ammatour” is derived from the words ‘Ain Maa Tour’, meaning the spring of the mountain. Ammatour is one of Lebanon’s richest villages in sources of water with more than 365 springs, fountains, and a river located within its jurisdiction.
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