Aley (Arabic: عاليه) is a destrict (qadaa) in Munt Lebanon Govrenorate, Lebanon, tae the sooth-east o the Lebanon's caipital Beirut. The caipital is Aley. Aley ceety wis previously kent as the "bride o the simmers" durin the 1960s an 70s, when Aley an neighborin Bhamdune wur attractive tourist locations for Gulf tourists an Lebanese emigres.
Durin the 1975-1990 Lebanese ceevil war, Aley witnessed several battles aroond its environs.
Veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Ain Aanoub
- Ain Dara
- Ain el Remaneh
- Ain el Saydeh
- Bechamoun - - first veelage tae raise the Lebenese flag in 22 November 1943
- Majd l Baana
- Souk El Gharb
Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]
Like the Chouf destrict, Aley is a diverse aurie whaur various releegious sects coincide in peace an harmony. The lairgest releegious community in the Aley destrict are the Druze, follaed bi Maronite, an Greek Orthodox Christians. There are an aa sma communities o Sunni, an Shiite Muslims. Christians uised tae constitute the majority afore the ceevil war.
Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]