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Haifa District (Hebrew: מחוז חיפה, Mehoz Ḥeifa; Arabic: منطقة حيفا‎) is an administrative district surrounding the city of Haifa, Israel. The district is one of seven administrative districts of Israel, and its capital is Haifa. The district land area is 864 km2 (299.3 mi2).[1]

Haifa District
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 • Hebrewמחוז חיפה
 • Arabicمنطقة حيفا
Haifa District in Israel.svg
Cities11
Local Councils14
Regional Councils4
CapitalHaifa
Area
 • Total864 km2 (334 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total996,300
ISO 3166 codeIL-HA

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DemographicsEdit

According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics data for 2016:[1]

  • Total population: 996,300
  • Ethnic:
    • Jews: 642,700 (69.4%)
    • Arabs: 233,000 (25.1%)
    • Others: 51,000 (5.5%)
  • Religious (as of 2017):[2]
    • Jews: 684,100 (68.6%)
    • Muslims: 213,400 (21.4)
    • Druze: 26,300 (2.6%)
    • Christians: 17,600 (1.7%)
    • Not classified: 56,300 (5.6%)

Administrative sub-regionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Localities And Population, By Population Group, District, Sub-District And Natural Region" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.cbs.gov.il/shnaton69/st02_19x.pdf

Coordinates: 32°35′N 35°00′E / 32.583°N 35.000°E / 32.583; 35.000