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Karmiel
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu כַּרְמִיאֵל
 • ISO 259 Karmiˀel
 • Translit. Karmi'el
 • An aw spelt Carmiel (unoffeecial)

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Karmiel is located in Israel
Karmiel
Karmiel
Coordinates: 32°54′49.38″N 35°17′45.92″E / 32.9137167°N 35.2960889°E / 32.9137167; 35.2960889Coordinates: 32°54′49.38″N 35°17′45.92″E / 32.9137167°N 35.2960889°E / 32.9137167; 35.2960889
Destrict North
Foondit 1964
Government
 • Type Ceety (frae 1986)
 • Heid o Municipality Adi Eldar
Area
 • Total 19,188 dunams (19.188 km2 or 7.409 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 44,100
Name meaning God's vineyards

Karmiel (Ebreu: כַּרְמִיאֵל‎‎, lit. "God's vineyards") is a ceety in northren Israel. Established in 1964 as a development toun, Karmiel is locatit in the Beit HaKerem Valley which divides upper an lawer Galilee. The ceety is locatit sooth o the Acre-Safed road, 32 kilometres (20 mi) frae Safed an 20 kilometres (12 mi) frae Acre. Karmiel haes a population o 44,100,[1] although its municipality claims tae hae reached 50,000.[2]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 2,000 Residents and Other Rural Population". Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2010-30-06. Retrieved 2010-10-31. 
  2. "About Karmiel". Karmiel Municipality. Retrieved 2008-10-20. 
  3. "Pittsburgh Becomes Official Sister City to Karmiel and Misgav, Israel". Pop City. 2008-05-30. Retrieved 2008-10-20. [deid airtin]
  4. "Karmiel, Israel — Overview". Denver Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2008-10-20. [deid airtin]