Last modified: 2007-06-30 by dov gutterman
Keywords: jisr az-zarka | mo'atza mekomit jisr az-zarka |
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Jisr Az-Zarqa (in Arabic - The Blue Bridge) was established in 1924 and situated on the hills of the Sharon shore plain, just beside (and west to) Highway 2 , North to Hadera , Haifa District, Hadera Subdistrict. Its name come from a bridge that was erected for the visit of the German Emperor Wilhalem II in the late 19th century on the nearby stream (Heb.: Nahal
Taninim [crocodiles stream] Arab.: Wadi Az-Zarka [The Blue Stream]). Local Council since 1963 with 10,400 inh (2003) almost all Moslems.
The municipal emblem was not registered and I have only a small image at <www.cityindex.co.il>.
Dov Gutterman, 12 April 2005