Beit She'an

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Beit She'an
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu בֵּית שְׁאָן
 • ISO 259 Beit Šˀan
 • Translit. Bet Šəʼan
 • An aw spelt Bet She'an (official)
Beth Shean (unoffeecial)
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic بيسان
Roman Cardo in Beit She'an Naitional Pairk

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Beit She'an is located in Israel
Beit She'an
Beit She'an
Coordinates: 32°30′N 35°30′E / 32.500°N 35.500°E / 32.500; 35.500Coordinates: 32°30′N 35°30′E / 32.500°N 35.500°E / 32.500; 35.500
Destrict North
Government
 • Type Ceety
 • Heid o Municipality Jacky Levi
Area
 • Total 7,330 dunams (7.33 km2 or 2.83 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 16,900
Name meaning Hoose o Tranquillity[2]

Aboot this soond Beit She'an  (Ebreu: בֵּית שְׁאָן‎‎ Beth Šəān; Arabic: بيسان‎, Aboot this soond Beesān , Beisan or Bisan)[2] is a ceety in the North Destrict o Israel which haes played an important role historically due tae its geographical location at the junction o the Jordan River Valley an Jezreel Valley. It haes an aa played an important role in modren times, actin as the regional center for the numerous veelages in the Beit She'an Valley Regional Cooncil.

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Beit She'an is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 2,000 Residents and Other Rural Population". Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2010-06-30. Archived from the original on 21 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-31. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Shahin, Mariam (2005). Palestine: A Guide. Interlink Books. pp. 159–165. ISBN 156656557X. 
  3. "Cleveland Jews support Israel generously". cleveland.com. Retrieved 2009-02-08.