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Haifa District
Israel haifa dist
Hebrew מחוז חיפה
Arabic منطقة حيفا
Capital Haifa
Largest city Haifa
Cities 12
Local Councils 12
Regional Councils 4
Population 858,000 (2007)
Area 864 km²

Haifa District (Hebrew: מחוז חיפה‎, Mehoz Ḥeifa) is an administrative district surrounding the city of Haifa, Israel. The district is one of six administrative districts of Israel, and the capital of it is Haifa. The district land area is 864 km² (299.3 mi²).[1]

According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, at the end of 2005, the population of the district stood at 858,000, of which 71.27% are Jewish, 18.81% are Arab Muslims, 1.78% are Arab Christians, 2.52% are Druze, and 4.9% are "not classified by religion", and grew at an average annual rate of 0.8%.[2][3]

Administrative sub-regions

Cities Local Councils Regional Councils

Footnotes

  1. "Land Use, By District and Sub-District" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. http://www.cbs.gov.il/reader/shnaton/templ_shnaton.html?num_tab=st01_02x&CYear=2007. Retrieved 2008-02-16. 
  2. Israel Central Bureau of Statistics estimate of population, by population group, religion, age, gender and districts (2005). "CBS Statistical Abstract of Israel". http://www1.cbs.gov.il/shnaton57/st02_10x.pdf. 
  3. Israel Central Bureau of Statistics estimate of population growth (2005). "Sources of Population Growth by District, Population Group and Religion". http://www1.cbs.gov.il/shnaton57/st02_05.pdf. 

See also

Coordinates: 32°35′N 35°00′E / 32.583°N 35°E / 32.583; 35


bg:Хайфски окръг

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