Beirut Central District


Beirut Central District

The Beirut Central District (BCD), popularly known as Centre Ville, is the name given to Beirut’s historical and geographical core, the “vibrant financial, commercial, and administrative hub of the country.” [http://www.cedarland.org/bcd.html] It is situated on the city’s northern coast and includes many monuments and places of importance to the citizens of Beirut, including Place des Martyrs.

Beirut Central District is sometimes called Solidere, after the company of the same name founded by Rafik Hariri that has undertaken reconstruction of the neighborhood after the Lebanese Civil War (see Solidere).

Neighborhoods in Centre Ville

*Golfe de Saint-Georges
*Foch-Allenby
*Le Grand Serail
*Beirut Gate
*Place des Martyrs
*Place de l'Etoile
*Le Quartier des Arts
*Souks de Beyrouth
*Wadi Abu Jamil
*Zokak el Blatt

References

External links

http://www.solidere.com/solidere.html


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