Katzir

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Katzir
קציר
Katzir is located in Israel
Katzir
Katzir
Coordinates: 32°29′17″N 35°06′07″E / 32.48806°N 35.10194°E / 32.48806; 35.10194Coordinates: 32°29′17″N 35°06′07″E / 32.48806°N 35.10194°E / 32.48806; 35.10194
District Haifa
Council Menashe
Founded 1982
Founded by Hitahdut HaIkarim
Population (2014)[1] 2,671
Website www.mykatzir.co.il

Katzir (Hebrew: קציר‎‎) is a Jewish locality in northern Israel. Located south-west of Umm al-Fahm and close to the Green Line, it falls under the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council. In 2014 it had a population of 2,671.

History[edit]

The village was established in 1982 by Hitahdut HaIkarim on land owned by the Jewish Agency, and was initially a Community settlement. In 1993 it was merged with neighbouring Harish to form Katzir-Harish local council. However, in 2012 the two were separated, with Harish remaining a local council and Katzir reverting to the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 

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