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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Haifa is governorate or regional council in Palestine
Population
YearPopulationAreaRegion
1945224,6301024868Palestine
193195,4721,022 sq kmPalestine
192256,457Palestine
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Haifa is the site of a famous Bahai Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in the heart of the city. It also is known for its blend of Jewish and Arab residents living in mixed neighborhoods.

Set high on Mount Carmel, the city predates ...
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With a history that dates back to 1504 BCE when Pharoah Thutmose III ruled this city, Acre, like most of the surrounding region is a culmination of Crusader, Roman and Ottoman dynasties.

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