Kisra-Sumei

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Kisra-Sumei
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • Hebrew כִּסְרָא-סֻמֵיע
 • ISO 259 Kisraˀ - Sumeiˁ
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic كسرا-سميع
Official logo of Kisra-Sumei
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Kisra-Sumei is located in Israel
Kisra-Sumei
Kisra-Sumei
Coordinates: 32°57′49.78″N 35°18′8.31″E / 32.9638278°N 35.3023083°E / 32.9638278; 35.3023083Coordinates: 32°57′49.78″N 35°18′8.31″E / 32.9638278°N 35.3023083°E / 32.9638278; 35.3023083
District Northern
Government
 • Type Local council
Area
 • Total 14,163 dunams (14.163 km2 or 5.468 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,700

Kisra-Sumei (Arabic: كسرا-سميع‎; Hebrew: כִּסְרָא-סֻמֵיע) is an Arab town in the western Galilee in Israel's North District. It had a population of 6,700 in 2006, and the inhabitants are predominantly members of the Druze community.

The town is the result of a merger between the villages of Kisra and Sumei and it was recognised as a local council in 1990.

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