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Shaghur
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu שגור
 • ISO 259 Šagor
 • An aw spelt Shagor (official)
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic الشاغور
Shaghur is located in Israel
Shaghur
Shaghur
Coordinates: 32°55′35″N 35°15′50″E / 32.92639°N 35.26389°E / 32.92639; 35.26389Coordinates: 32°55′35″N 35°15′50″E / 32.92639°N 35.26389°E / 32.92639; 35.26389
Destrict North
Foondit 2003
Disestablished 2008
Government
 • Type Ceety (frae 2005)
Area
 • Total 17,737 dunams (17.737 km2 or 6.848 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 29,900
Name meaning "Valley"
ash-Shaghur is a toun in the Balqa govrenorate o Jordan an aw.

Shaghur or Shagor (Ebreu: שגור‎; Arabic: الشاغور‎, ash-Shaghur) wis an Arab ceety in the North Destrict o Israel locatit east o the coastal ceety o Acre (Akka). It wis formit in 2003 wi the merger o three Arab local cooncilsMajd al-Krum, Deir al-Asad an Bi'ina. It wis declared a ceety in 2005. The ceety wis dissolvit on 1 December 2008 bi Knesset decree an the pre-2003 component veelages wur given unthrilt staundin. It wis the third lairgest Arab locality in the North Destrict efter Nazareth an Shefa-'Amr. The name Shaghur comes frae the name o the nearby valley which borders the al-Araas muntain in which the ceety wis built upon. The ceety haed a population o 29,900 at the end o 2007.[1]

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