Haifa District

Haifa District
District of Israel
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  Hebrew מחוז חיפה
  Arabic منطقة حيفا
Cities 11
Local Councils 14
Regional Councils 4
Capital Haifa
Area
  Total 864 km2 (334 sq mi)
Population (2016)
  Total 996,300
ISO 3166 code IL-HA

Haifa District (Hebrew: מחוז חיפה, Mehoz Ḥeifa; Arabic: منطقة حيفا) is an administrative district surrounding the city of Haifa, Israel. The district is one of seven administrative districts of Israel, and its capital is Haifa. The district land area is 864 km2 (299.3 mi2).[1]

Demographics

According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics data for 2016:[1]

  • Total population: 996,300
  • Ethnic :
    • Arabs: 233,000 (25.1%)
    • Jews: 642,700 (69.4%)
    • Others: 51,000 (5.5%)
  • Religious :
    • Jews: 642,700 (69.4%)
    • Muslims: 192,300 (20.8%)
    • Druze: 24,300 (2.6%)
    • Christians: 22,900 (2.5%)
    • Not classified: 44,400 (4.8%)

Administrative sub-regions

Cities Local Councils Regional Councils

See also

References

Coordinates: 32°35′N 35°00′E / 32.583°N 35.000°E / 32.583; 35.000

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