Haifa

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Haifa

  • חֵיפָה
  • حيفا
From upper left: View of Haifa at night from Mount Carmel; Bahá'í World Centre; aerial view of the Haifa University; Ahmadiyya Mahmood Mosque; the Carmelit; National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space; view of Haifa during the day from Mount Carmel.
From upper left: View of Haifa at night from Mount Carmel; Bahá'í World Centre; aerial view of the Haifa University; Ahmadiyya Mahmood Mosque; the Carmelit; National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space; view of Haifa during the day from Mount Carmel.
Flag of Haifa
Flag
Official logo of Haifa
Coat of Arms
Map of Haifa
Map of Haifa
Haifa is located in Israel
Haifa
Haifa
Location in Israel
Haifa is located in Asia
Haifa
Haifa
Haifa (Asia)
Haifa is located in Europe
Haifa
Haifa
Haifa (Europe)
Coordinates: 32°49′0″N 34°59′0″E / 32.81667°N 34.98333°E / 32.81667; 34.98333Coordinates: 32°49′0″N 34°59′0″E / 32.81667°N 34.98333°E / 32.81667; 34.98333
Grid position145/246 PAL
Country Israel
District Haifa
Founded1st century CE
Government
 • TypeCity
 • MayorEinat Kalisch-Rotem
Area
 • City63,666 dunams (63.666 km2 or 24.582 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • City281,087
 • Density4,400/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
600,000
 • Metro
1,050,000
Websitewww.haifa.muni.il

Haifa is the largest city in northern Israel, at the base of Mount Carmel. It is the third-largest city in the country and an important sea port.

References[change | change source]

  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.