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|• ISO 259||ʕakko|
|Grid position||156/258 PAL|
|Founded||3000 BC (Bronze Age settlement)|
1550 BC (Canaanite settlement)
1104 (Crusader rule)
1291 (Mamluk rule)
1948 (Israeli city)
|• Mayor||Shimon Lankri|
|• Total||13,533 dunams (13.533 km2 or 5.225 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,600/km2 (9,200/sq mi)|
Acre (// or //), known to locals as Akko (Hebrew: עַכּוֹ, ʻAkkō) or Akka (Arabic: عكّا, ʻAkkā), is a city in the Mediterranean coastal plain region of the Northern District of Israel. Its residents include Jews and Arabs, mostly Muslims.
References[change | change source]
- "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.