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Delve into Sidon in Lebanon!

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Sidon in the region of Liban-Sud with it's 163,554 residents is a city in Lebanon - some 24 mi (or 38 km) South of Beirut, the country's capital.

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Current time in Sidon is now 09:31 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Beirut" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Tyre, Sidon or El Maqsaf. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Interesting facts about this location

Our Lady of Mantara

Our Lady of Mantara, in Maghdouché, Lebanon, is also known in English as Our Lady of Awaiting, is a holy Christian site and a Marian shrine. The shrine consists of a tower crowned with the statue of the Virgin and Child, a cathedral, a cemetery and a sacred cave believed to be the one where the Virgin Mary rested while she waited for Jesus.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.56, 35.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Christianity in Lebanon, Eastern Catholicism, Marian devotions, Marian shrines, Places of worship in Lebanon, Roman Catholic devotions, Tourism in Lebanon, Visitor attractions in Lebanon


Sidon or Saïda is the third-largest city in Lebanon. It is located in the South Governorate of Lebanon, on the Mediterranean coast, about 40 km (25 mi) north of Tyre and 40 km (25 mi) south of the capital Beirut. In Genesis, Sidon is the son of Canaan the grandson of Noah. Its name coincides with the modern Arabic word for fishery.

More reading: Sidon homepage
Located at 33.56, 35.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Ancient cities, Archaeological sites in Lebanon, Fertile Crescent, Heavy Neolithic sites, Hebrew Bible cities, Hellenistic colonies, Mediterranean port cities and towns in Lebanon, Phoenician cities, Phoenician sites in Lebanon, Populated coastal places in Lebanon, Populated places established in the 4th millennium BC, Populated places in the South Governorate, Roman colonies, Sidon District, Torah cities, Tourism in Lebanon, Visitor attractions in Lebanon

Saida International Stadium

Saida International Stadium is a 22,600 capacity multi-purpose stadium in Saida (Sidon, Zidon), Lebanon. The stadium was built on the expanded grounds of the old Saida Municipal Stadium, as one of the venues to host matches during the 2000 AFC Asian Cup that was held in Lebanon. It is currently mostly used for local and international football matches. The stadium also has athletics facilities.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.56, 35.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:AFC Asian Cup stadiums, Football venues in Lebanon, Multi-purpose stadiums in Lebanon, Sports venues in Lebanon


Maghdouché (also Maghdouche, Maghdoucheh or Maghdousheh) is a town in the South Governorate in Lebanon. It is located 50 km south of Beirut and 8 km southeast of Sidon. The village lies 3 km inland from the Mediterranean, occupying a hill with elevation ranging between 200 to 229 meters above sea level.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.56, 35.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:History of Lebanon, Lebanese society, Mary (mother of Jesus), Populated places in the South Governorate, Sidon District

People's Council of Syria

The People's Council is Syria's legislative authority. It has 250 members elected for a four year term in 15 multi-seat constituencies. There are two main political fronts; the National Progressive Front and Popular Front for Change and Liberation. The presidential candidate is appointed by the parliament and needs to be confirmed for a seven-year term in a referendum. The 2012 elections resulted in a new parliament that for the first time in four decades is based on a multi-party system.

More reading: People's Council of Syria homepage
Located at 33.56, 35.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Government of Syria, National legislatures, Parliaments by country, People's Council of Syria, Unicameral legislatures