A Zahliote has his own brand of individualism and way of doing things; even his spoken Arabic has a particular flair. He is known for his strength, courage, hospitality, dignity, generosity and intelligence. He is proud of being a Zahliote. For him, Zahle is the best place in the world.
The number of residents in Zahle is estimated to about 120 thousand persons in addition to the origin emigrants Zahliotes; the most went to Brazil, to the United States, to Canada and Australia where they exercise an important role. Some take care of the functions of representatives, ministers, governors of states, judges and Doctors and enjoy sometimes of a world-wide fame.