Jeita is a town and municipality located in the of the Keserwan-Jbeil Governorate of . The town is about 20 kilometres north of .

Notable Places in the Area

The Jeita Grotto is a system of two separate, but interconnected, karstic limestone caves spanning an overall length of nearly 9 kilometres. Photo: FunkMonk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the episcopal see of the Maronite Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch of the Maronite Church in , located 650 m above the bay of , northeast of , in Lebanon. Photo: J.Hassoun, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a coastal city in , about 16 km north of , . Photo: Serge Melki, CC BY 2.0.

is a town in the region of . is situated 5 km southeast of Jeita.

is a town and municipality in the of the in .


33.951° or 33° 57' 3.4" north
35.6448° or 35° 38' 41.1" east
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: جعيتا
  • Bengali: জেইটা
  • Dutch: Jeita
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جعيتا
  • French: Jeita
  • Italian: Jeita
  • Persian: جعیتا
  • Polish: Jeita
  • Spanish: Jeita
  • Urdu: جعیتا
  • Jaaita

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