Located in Chouf district, 51 km away from Beirut, via Damour, you can also reach Kfarkatra via Hazmieh, Aley.
The origin of the names of the town and its farms goes back to Syriac and Aramaic
Kfarqatra, which means the village of slaughter or sacrifice
Kfar Hamala, which means the village of granaries.
Archaeological remains dating back to ancient Semitic times were found in these parts.