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Emblem adopted 23rd March 1972
Local Council Qiriat Eqron (or Kiryat Ekron, named after the biblical town of Eqron) is situated in the centre of Israel, south east to Rehovot near the junction of roads 40 and 411 (Bilu Junction). Between 1954-1961 it was part of Regional Council of Brener and in 1961 became a local council, first as Kefar Eqron and later with its current name. I was notified by the Local Council. that the unofficial flag is white with emblem. The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot, Yalkut HaPirsumim), YP 1813, 23 March 1972. It replaced the previous emblem of the Local Council Kefar Eqron, published YP 968, 25 October 1962.
Source: letter from Local Council Qiriat Eqron, 16 September 2001; this website.
Dov Gutterman, 4 October 2001