Kiryat Shmona

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Kiryat Shmona

  • קִרְיַת שְׁמוֹנָה, קריית שמונה
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Qiryat Šmona
 • An aa spelledQiryat Shemona (offeecial)
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Coat o airms o Kiryat Shmona
Kiryat Shmona is located in Israel
Kiryat Shmona
Kiryat Shmona
Coordinates: 33°12′27″N 35°34′11″E / 33.20750°N 35.56972°E / 33.20750; 35.56972Coordinates: 33°12′27″N 35°34′11″E / 33.20750°N 35.56972°E / 33.20750; 35.56972
FoonditMey 1949
 • TeepCeety (frae 1975)
 • MayorAvihay Shtern
 • Total9.96 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
 • Total23,076
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Name meaninCeety o Aicht

Kiryat Shmona (Hebrew: 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[2] are younger than 19, an the majority o its indwallers are Jews, parteecularly o Sephardic strynd. Locatit near the Israel-Lebanon border, Kiryat Shmona is Israel's northrenmaist ceety.

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  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 2,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2010-30-06. Retrieved 2010-10-31. Check date values in: |date= (help)