Kfar Kama

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Kfar Kama
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu כְּפַר כַּמָא
 • ISO 259 Kpar Kamaˀ
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic كفر كما

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Kfar Kama is located in Israel
Kfar Kama
Kfar Kama
Coordinates: 32°43′19″N 35°26′27″E / 32.72194°N 35.44083°E / 32.72194; 35.44083Coordinates: 32°43′19″N 35°26′27″E / 32.72194°N 35.44083°E / 32.72194; 35.44083
Destrict North
Foondit 1876
Government
 • Type Local cooncil (frae 1950)
Area
 • Total 8,854 dunams (8.854 km2 or 3.419 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,005

Kfar Kama (Ebreu: כְּפַר כַּמָא‎‎; Arabic: كفر كما‎; Adyghe: Кфар Кама) is a toun locatit in the lawer Galilee, Israel, wi a population o 2,900,[1] lairgely Circassian.

There is airchaeological evidence that the aurie wis inhabitit frae the 6t century. The current veelage wis foondit in 1876 bi Circassians who wur exiled frae the Caucasus bi the Roushies tae the Ottoman Empire due tae the Roushie-Circassie War.

A Center for Circassian Heritage is situatit in the veelage.

The schuil in the veelage teaches in a mixed environment o classes in Circassian, Ebreu, Arabic an Inglis leids.[2]

Kfar Kama is ane o twa Circassian veelages in Israel. The ither ane is Rehaniya. The Circassians are Muslims, who unlike the main Israeli Arab Muslim minority, perform military service in the IDF, similar tae the Israeli Druze.

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