Kiryat Shmona (Ebreu: קִרְיַת שְׁמוֹנָה, lit. Ceety o the Aicht) is a ceety locatit in the North Destrict o Israel on the wastren slopes o the Hula Valley on the Lebanese border. The ceety wis named for the aicht fowk, includin Joseph Trumpeldor, who dee'd in 1920 defendin Tel Hai. The day, aboot ane-third o Kiryat Shmona's population o 23,100 are younger than 19, an the majority o its inhabitants are Jews, particularly o Sephardic descent. Locatit near the Israel-Lebanon border, Kiryat Shmona is Israel's northrenmaist ceety.