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Local Council of Dir el-Asad (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Dir el-Asad, Majles Dir el-Asad al-Makhaly

Last modified: 2004-12-29 by santiago dotor
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[Local Council of Dir el-Asad (Israel)]
by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 6th December 1990

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Local Council Dir el-Asad (meaning Lion's Monastery in Arabic) is situated in Western Galilee, north to Akko-Zefat road, near Karmiel. Founded about 400 years ago and got 7,000 Muslim inh. In my visit I saw no flags and I was told it is a white flag with the emblem — but no one remembered the colour. My guess it is either blue or green on white. The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), 'Publications Gazette' section (Yalkut ha'Pirsumim), YP 3822, p. 747, 6 December 1990. Source: author's own observation, 11 October 2001.

Dov Gutterman, 26 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. Dir el-Asad has been united with L.C.s Majd el-Kurum and Bina to form a new LC whose name has not yet been determined.

Dov Gutterman, 20 December 2003