Zarzir

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Zarzir
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • Hebrew זַרְזִיר
 • ISO 259 Zarzir
 • Also spelled Bet Zarzir (official)
Zarazir (unofficial)
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic زرزير
Zarzir is located in Israel
Zarzir
Zarzir
Coordinates: 32°43′38.32″N 35°13′28.92″E / 32.7273111°N 35.2247000°E / 32.7273111; 35.2247000Coordinates: 32°43′38.32″N 35°13′28.92″E / 32.7273111°N 35.2247000°E / 32.7273111; 35.2247000
District North
Government
 • Type Local council (from 1997)
Area
 • Total 3,889 dunams (3.889 km2 or 1.502 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 6,300

Zarzir (Arabic: زرزير‎, Hebrew: זַרְזִיר), or Beit Zarzir, is an Arab local council located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of the city of Nazareth in Israel's North District. It became a local council in 1997 and its population in 2005 was 6,300. Its population consists of five Bedouin tribes.

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