Tur'an

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Tur'an
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu טורעאן, תֻּרְעָן
 • ISO 259 Ṭurˁan, Turˁan
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic طرعان
Tur'an is located in Israel
Tur'an
Tur'an
Coordinates: 32°46′36.97″N 35°22′32.43″E / 32.7769361°N 35.3756750°E / 32.7769361; 35.3756750Coordinates: 32°46′36.97″N 35°22′32.43″E / 32.7769361°N 35.3756750°E / 32.7769361; 35.3756750
Destrict North
Government
 • Type Local cooncil (frae 1959)
Area
 • Total 13,100 dunams (13.1 km2 or 5.1 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 11,100

Tur'an (Arabic: طرعان‎, Ebreu: תֻּרְעָן‎‎) is an Israeli-Arab local cooncil in the North Destrict o Israel. It is locatit on Munt Tur'an near the main road frae Haifa tae Tiberias, an about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north o Nazareth.[2] Accordin tae the Israeli Central Bureau o Statistics, Tur'an haed a population o 11,100 maistly Muslim inhabitants in 2005.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

At the time o the 1931 census, Tur'an haed 188 occupee'd hooses an a population of 961, o whom 693 wur Muslims an 268 Christians.[3]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 ICBS Census 2005
  2. Tur'an (Israel)
  3. E. Mills, ed. (1932). Census of Palestine 1931. Population of Villages, Towns and Administrative Areas. Jerusalem: Government of Palestine. p. 76. 

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