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Mount Carmel

Coordinates: 32°44′N 35°03′E / 32.733°N 35.050°E / 32.733; 35.050
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Mount Carmel
Hebrew: Har HaKarmel
the Bahá'í World Centre on Mount Carmel in Haifa
Highest point
Elevation546 m (1,791 ft)
Range coordinates32°44′N 35°03′E / 32.733°N 35.050°E / 32.733; 35.050

Mount Carmel is a mountain in northern Israel. The mountain is a north-west branch from the Samaria Mountains to Haifa and the Mediterranean Sea. The city of Haifa is located at the base of the mountain and the connection to the sea. The mountain is 546 metres (1,791 ft) above sea level. The Bahá'í World Centre is located on Mount Carmel. The Carmelit funicular metro and the Cable cars in Haifa, provide public transport between the mountain base and the mountain top.

The name in Hebrew is Har HaKarmel (Hebrew: הַר הַכַּרְמֶל), which means "God's vineyard". In Arabic it is Arabic: الكرمل, Kurmul or جبل مار إلياس Jabal Mar Elyas, "Mount Saint Elias".

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