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Map of Galilee
An orchard, in Upper Galilee

Galilee (Hebrew: הגליל ha-Galil, lit: the province, Latin: Galileia, Arabic: الجليل al-Jaleel) is a large place in northern Israel. It is traditionally divided into Upper and Lower Galilee. It is mentioned frequently in the New Testament.

Most of Galilee is rocky terrain, between 500 metres (1,600 ft) and 700 metres (2,300 ft) of altitude.The term Western Galilee is a modern one, it refers to the area in the west, near the sea.

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