Northern District (Israel)

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Northern District
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 • Arabicمنطقة الشمال
 • Hebrewמחוז הצפון
Northern District in Israel (+disputed hatched).svg
Local Councils61
Regional Councils15
CapitalNof HaGalil
 • Total4,478 km2 (1,729 sq mi)
 • Total1,401,300
ISO 3166 codeIL-Z

The Northern District (Arabic: منطقة الشمال, Minṭaqat ash-Shamāl; Hebrew: מחוז הצפון, Meḥoz HaTzafon) is one of the six districts of Israel. The capital is Nof HaGalil and the largest city is Nazareth. It has an area of 4,478 km2 (1,729 sq mi). In 2016, 1,401,300 people lived there.