Katzir-Harish

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Katzir-Harish
  • קָצִיר-חָרִישׁ
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259 Qaçir - Ḥariš
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Katzir-Harish is locatit in Israel
Katzir-Harish
Katzir-Harish
Coordinates: 32°29′21.65″N 35°6′28.35″E / 32.4893472°N 35.1078750°E / 32.4893472; 35.1078750Coordinates: 32°29′21.65″N 35°6′28.35″E / 32.4893472°N 35.1078750°E / 32.4893472; 35.1078750
Destrict Haifa
Foondit 1993
Govrenment
 • Teep Local cooncil
Aurie
 • Total 9.736 km2 (3.759 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Tot 3,900
Name meanin Harvest (katzir)-plowin (harish)

Katzir-Harish (Ebreu: קָצִיר-חָרִישׁ‬) is a toun (local cooncil) in the Haifa Destrict o Israel. It is an agglomeration o the veelages Katzir, Harish an Mitzpe Ilan, near Umm al-Fahm in the Wadi Ara region. At the end o 2006, the toun's population wis 3,900.[1] Its jurisdiction is 9,736 dunams.[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Harish wis foondit bi Nahal in 1982 an convertit intae a kibbutz in 1985. Katzir wis foondit bi the Fermers Union o Israel. The veelages wur mergit in 1993.[3] The maister plan o Harish wis prepared bi the airchitectur firm Mansfeld-Kehat Architects. The plan caws for the expansion o Harish tae Heich-gate 65 in the north, an Baqa-Jatt in the sooth.[4]

Initially Harish wis enveesioned as a Haredi ceety afferin law-cost hoosin tae this sector.[5] In 2012, a secular buyers group organized tae bid on lots zoned for 400 housing units thare.[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 1,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2007-12-31. Retrieved 2008-08-01. 
  2. "Local Authorities in Israel 2005, Publication #1295 - Municipality Profiles - Katzir-Harish" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2008-08-01.  (in Ebreu)
  3. HaReuveni, Immanuel (1999). Lexicon of the Land of Israel. Miskal - Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books. p. 840. ISBN 965-448-413-7.  (in Ebreu)
  4. "Harish Master Plan, 2007". Mansfer-Kehat Architects. Retrieved 2008-08-09. 
  5. http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/business/a-haredi-city-on-the-horizon-1.373785
  6. Secular Israelis make move on new city Harish