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Local Council of Maghar (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Maghar, Majles al-Maghar al-Makhaly

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[Local Council of Maghar (Israel)]
by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Coat-of-arms adopted 16th October 1969

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Local Council Maghar (meaning cave) is situated it the Lower Galilee on the south sloops of Mount Hazon, east of Karmiel. Founded about 600 years ago, it became a Local Council in 1956. Pop. 16,000, all of them Arabs.

The unofficial flag is white with a green emblem. The municipal emblem includes an olive tree and a millstone. It was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), 'Publications Gazette' section (Yalkut ha'Pirsumim), YP 1560, 16 October 1969. Sources: letter from the Local Council, desk flag and this webpage.

Dov Gutterman, 12 September 2001