Baawerta

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Baawerta (Arabic: بعورتة‎), also called Baawerti is a Lebanese village located on Mount Lebanon in the Aley district. It neighbors the city of Damour and the villages of Abey and Daqqoun. At an elevation of approximately 450 metres (1,480 ft), it overlooks Beirut. Cities close to Baawerta also include Sidon, and Aley. Baawerta contains a cable factory, a granite factory and many living compounds including the Nova Brasilia compound. In 2010, Baawerta suffered from a forest fire that burned extensive parts of its surrounding forest.[1]

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  1. ^ Rizk, Carol. "Overnight fires scorch vast swathes of forest". Local News. Daily Star. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 

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