Korazim

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Korazim
Korazim
Korazim
Korazim is located in Israel
Korazim
Korazim
Coordinates: 32°54′37.07″N 35°33′2.51″E / 32.9102972°N 35.5506972°E / 32.9102972; 35.5506972Coordinates: 32°54′37.07″N 35°33′2.51″E / 32.9102972°N 35.5506972°E / 32.9102972; 35.5506972
District Northern
Council Mevo'ot HaHermon
Affiliation Hitahdut HaIkarim
Founded 1983
Population (2014)[1] 371
Website www.korazim.co.il

Korazim (Hebrew: כּוֹרָזִים) is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located on the Korazim plateau to the north of the Sea of Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council. In 2014 it had a population of 371.

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1983 as a moshav, but after it merged with Ma'of it became a communal settlement. It is found just north of the Sea of Galilee. It is named after ancient Chorazin, mentioned in the New Testament (Matthew 11:21), now the site of a much-visited archaeological park, which is located about 1 km east of the modern village.

References[edit]

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

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