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Nazareth
  • נָצְרַת‬ (Natz'rat or Na'tzeret; Naṣ'rath in Biblical Ebreu)
  • النَّاصِرَة (an-Nāṣɪra)‎
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259 Naçrat, Naççert
View o the ceety o Nazareth frae the neehbourheid kent tae locals as El Kishleh
View o the ceety o Nazareth frae the neehbourheid kent tae locals as El Kishleh
Offeecial logo o Nazareth
Nazareth coat o airms
Nazareth is locatit in Israel
Nazareth
Nazareth
Coordinates: 32°42′07″N 35°18′12″E / 32.70194°N 35.30333°E / 32.70194; 35.30333Coordinates: 32°42′07″N 35°18′12″E / 32.70194°N 35.30333°E / 32.70194; 35.30333
Destrict Northren
Govrenment
 • Teep Ceety
 • Mayor Ramiz Jaraisy
Aurie
 • Total 14.123 km2 (5.453 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Tot 75,726
Wabsteid www.nazareth.muni.il

Nazareth (pronounced /ˈnæzərəθ/ (deprecatit template); Ebreu: נָצְרַת‬, Natzrat or Natzeret; Arabic: الناصرةal-Nāṣira or al-Naseriyye) is the lairgest ceety in the North Destrict o Israel. Kent as "the Arab caipital o Israel," the population is predominantly made up o Arab citizens o Israel.[2][3] In the New Testament, the ceety is describit as the childhood hame o Jesus, an as such is a centre o Christian pilgrimage, wi mony shrines commemoratin biblical events. The Mayor o Nazareth is a Palestinian Christian.

Twin touns — sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nazareth is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. Laurie King-Irani (Spring, 1996). "Review of "Beyond the Basilica: Christians and Muslims in Nazareth"". Journal of Palestine Studies. 25 (3): 103–105.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. Dumper, Michael; Stanley, Bruce E.; Abu-Lughod, Janet L. (2006). Cities of the Middle East and North Africa: a historical encyclopedia (Illustrated ed.). ABC-CLIO. pp. 273–274. ISBN 9781576079195.