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Tripoli District

This article is about the district in Lebanon. For the district in Libya, see Tripoli District, Libya.
Tripoli District
District

Coast of Tripoli
Tripoli District
Tripoli District
Location in Lebanon

Coordinates: 34°26′N 35°51′E / 34.433°N 35.850°E / 34.433; 35.850Coordinates: 34°26′N 35°51′E / 34.433°N 35.850°E / 34.433; 35.850

Country  Lebanon
Governorate North Governorate
Capital Tripoli
Area
 • Total 10 sq mi (27 km2)
Population
 • Total 227,857
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

The Tripoli District is a small, but very densely populated district in the North Governorate of Lebanon. It consists of the city Tripoli and the surrounding area. The vast majority of residents are Sunni Muslim (approximately 80%), a small minority Orthodox and Maronite Christians, and a small minority of Alawite Muslims.

Denominational makeup of the population

Source: http://elnashra.com/elections/vote

Denominations Percentage
Christians 11%
Maronites 3
Greek Orthodox 6
Greek Catholic 1
Armenians 1
Muslims 89%
Sunnis 80
Shiites 0
Druzes 0
Alawites 9
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