Kisra-Sumei

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Kisra-Sumei
  • כִּסְרָא-סֻמֵיע
  • كسرا-سميع
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • ISO 259 Kisraˀ - Sumeiˁ
PikiWiki Israel 28167 Sumea Village.jpg
Kisra-Sumei is located in Northwest Israel
Kisra-Sumei
Kisra-Sumei
Coordinates: 32°57′50″N 35°18′08″E / 32.96389°N 35.30222°E / 32.96389; 35.30222Coordinates: 32°57′50″N 35°18′08″E / 32.96389°N 35.30222°E / 32.96389; 35.30222
Country Israel
District Northern
Founded 1990
Government
 • Type Local council
Area
 • Total 14,163 dunams (14.163 km2 or 5.468 sq mi)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 8,515

Kisra-Sumei (Arabic: كسرا-سميع‎; Hebrew: כִּסְרָא-סֻמֵיע‬) is an Arab town in the western Galilee in the Northern District of Israel. In 2017 it had a population of 8,515,[1] most of whom are members of the Druze community, with a sizable Christian minority.[2]

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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  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018. 
  2. ^ Kisra-Sumei 2014 CBS (in Hebrew)

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