Mar Elias Camp

Mar Elias was a Palestinian refugee camp in the southwestern part of , Lebanon. The refugee camp was founded in 1952 by the Mar Elias convent and is composed mainly of Christian Palestinians.

Landmarks in the Area

Bank of Beirut is a commercial bank in Beirut, Lebanon.

Government office
The Lebanese Football Association is the governing body of association football in . is situated 1½ km north of Mar Elias Camp.

The Lebanese American University is a secular and private American university located in . is situated 2 km northwest of Mar Elias Camp.

Localities in the Area

Wadi Abu Jamil, located in , is the former Jewish quarter in , . is situated 2½ km northeast of Mar Elias Camp. Photo: NYC2TLV, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bab Idriss Square is a square in downtown , . is situated 3 km northeast of Mar Elias Camp.

Ras Beirut is an upscale residential neighborhood of . is situated 3 km northwest of Mar Elias Camp.

Bourj Hammoud, is a town and municipality in located north-east of the capital , in the Metn district and is part of Greater Beirut. is situated 5 km east of Mar Elias Camp. Photo: Serouj, Public domain.

Mar Elias Camp

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