Haifa District

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 the seven administrative districts of Israel, and its capital is Haifa. The district land area is 864 km2 (299.3 mi2).[3]

Haifa District
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 • Hebrewמחוז חיפה
 • Arabicمنطقة حيفا
Haifa District in Israel.svg
Cities11
Local Councils14
Regional Councils4
CapitalHaifa
Government
 • District Commissioner[2]Fayez Hanah[1]
Area
 • Total864 km2 (334 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total996,300
ISO 3166 codeIL-HA
Haifa

DemographicsEdit

According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics data for 2016:[3]

  • Total population: 996,300
  • Ethnic:
    • Jews: 642,700 (69.4%)
    • Arabs: 233,000 (25.1%)
    • Others: 51,000 (5.5%)
  • Religious (as of 2017):[4]
    • 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

Subdistricts
Cities Local Councils Regional Councils

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2022-01-10. Retrieved 2022-01-10.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Transfer of Power (District Commissioners and District Officers) Law, 5724-1964, Laws of the State of Israel vol. 18 no 38. (pp. 70-71)
  3. ^ a b "Localities And Population, By Population Group, District, Sub-District And Natural Region" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-06-19.
  4. ^ "Oops, Something is wrong" (PDF). www.cbs.gov.il.

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