Jbaa

Jbaa (Arabic: جباع; Syriac: ܓܒܐܥ; Phoenician: 𐤂𐤁𐤀𐤏), is a town in Lebanon located about 22 km (14 miles) from Sidon and 64 km (40 miles) from Beirut. It is part of the Nabatieh Governorate. Jbaa is situated on the great Safi Mountain, and rises over 770 metres (2,530 ft) (in the town center) from the sea level and then begins to rise to 900 metres (3,000 ft) in the district of “Ein-Elsataoun”. The village covers over 3,000 acres (12 km2). Surrounding the village is gorgeous greenery including diverse trees, especially walnut trees that spread around most of the town houses.

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