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Mughar (Israel)

Local Council of Mughar, Mo'atza Mekomit Mughar, Majles El-Mughar El-Mahaly, also known as Maghar

Last modified: 2007-06-30 by dov gutterman
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[Local Council of Maghar (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Coat-of-arms adopted 16th October 1969



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Description

Local Council Mughar (usually known as Maghar or El-Maghar - meaning cave) is named after the many caves on the sloops of Mount Hazon. It is situated on the south sloops of Mount Hazon, 9 kms south-east of Karmiel with 18,200 inh. (2003), 57% Druze 23% Christian, 20% Moslems.
In the past the inhabitants were famous in their olives and in production of olive oil (hence the olive tree in the emblem).
Founded about 600 years ago, and a Local Council since 1956.
Sources: letter from the Local Council, desk flag, <www.mapa.co.il>
Dov Gutterman, 12 September 2001 and 23 April 2005

I visited Maghar yesterday. The flag is indeed green emblem on white. The inscriptions are above (Hebrew) and below (Arabic) the emblem.
Dov Gutterman, 23 March 2005


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