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Bir al-Maksur
District North
Government Local council (from 1990)
Hebrew בִּיר אל-מַכְּסוּר
Arabic بئر المكسور
Name meaning The Broken Well
Also spelled Bir el-Maksur (officially)

Beer al-Maksura (unofficially)

Population 7,000 (2005)
Area 4554 dunams (4.554 km2; 1.758 sq mi)
Head of municipality Hassan Gadir

Bir al-Maksur or Beer el-Maksura (Arabic: بئر المكسور‎; Hebrew: בִּיר אל-מַכְּסוּר‎) is an Israeli-Arab local council in Israel's North District located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northwest of Nazareth. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics the town had a population of 7,000 at the end of 2005.[1] The population is entirely made up of Bedouins.[2] Its mayor is Hassan Gadir.[3]

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Coordinates: 32°46′38.09″N 35°13′15.24″E / 32.7772472°N 35.2209°E / 32.7772472; 35.2209cs:Bir al-Maksurru:Бир-аль-Максур

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