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This article is about a town in northern Israel. For the community in southern Israel, see Ar'arat an-Naqab.
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Ar'ara
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Mosque in Ar'ara
District Haifa
Government Local council (from 1970)
Hebrew עַרְעָרָה
Arabic عرعرة
Population 16,700 (2009)
Coordinates 32°29′40.41″N 35°05′38.81″E / 32.4945583°N 35.0941139°E / 32.4945583; 35.0941139Coordinates: 32°29′40.41″N 35°05′38.81″E / 32.4945583°N 35.0941139°E / 32.4945583; 35.0941139

'Ar'ara (Arabic: عرعرة‎; Hebrew: עַרְעָרָה‎) is an Israeli Arab town in the Wadi Ara region in the Galilee. It is located south of Umm al-Fahm just northwest of the Green Line and is part of the Triangle. In 2009, the population was 16,700. [1]

History

Ar'ara was transferred from Jordanian to Israeli jurisdiction in 1949 under the Rhodes armistice agreements. [2]The neighboring village of ʿAra was merged with Ar'ara in 1985.

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Coordinates: 32°29′40.41″N 35°05′38.81″E / 32.4945583°N 35.0941139°E / 32.4945583; 35.0941139ar:عرعرة cs:Ar'ara

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