Lebanon is divided into nine governorates (muḥāfaẓāt, Arabic: محافظات; singular muḥāfaẓah, Arabic: محافظة) which are further subdivided into twenty-five districts (aqdyah, Arabic: أقضية; singular: qadāʾ Arabic: قضاء). The districts themselves are also divided into several municipalities, each enclosing a group of cities or villages. The governorates and their respective districts are listed below:
- Beirut Governorate comprises the city of Beirut and is not divided into districts.
- Western Beqaa (al-Beqaa al-Gharbi)
Mount Lebanon Governorate
- Bint Jbeil