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Local Council of Baka el-Gharbiya (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Baka el-Gharbiya, Majles Baka el-Gharbiya al-Makhaly

Last modified: 2004-12-29 by santiago dotor
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Baka el-Gharbiya (meaning the Western Bouquet in Arabic) is situated in east Sharon region, 12 km SE to Hadera and SW to Um el-Fahem. Est. 1945 and a Local Council from 1952. Pop: 18,000, almost all Muslims. In my visit I spotted no flags and had to rely on second hand information which did not know the colour of the emblem (my guess is green) so the flag is only probable until further confirmation. The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), 'Publications Gazette' section (Yalkut ha'Pirsumim), YP 3822, 6 December 1960. I used the published emblem even though there is a different one in this webpage. Sources: author's own observation, 11 October 2001.

Dov Gutterman, 28 October 2001

According to the list of united or dissolved local authorities published in the official gazette (Rashumot), section Sefer Ha'Hukim 1897, 5 August 2003, L.C.s Baqa El Garbiya and Jatt are united into Municipality of Baqa el Gharbiya-Jatt.

Dov Gutterman, 20 December 2003

Probable Flag

[Local Council of Baka el-Gharbiya (Israel)]
by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 6th December 1960