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Isfiya until 2003 (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Isfiya, Majles Makhaly Isfiya

Last modified: 2007-06-30 by dov gutterman
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Note: Local Council of Isfiya was united with Local Council Daliyat El-Karmel and is now part of Municipality Daliyat El-Karmel-Isifya, also known as Ir HaKarmel

[Local Council of Isfiya / Usfiya (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 22 September 1966

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Local Council Isfiya (in Arabic Usfiya, meaning 'storm', due to the weather in this mountainous village) is situated on Mount Carmel, 12 km SE of Haifa . A Local Council since 1951, with 9,000 inh, most of them Druze (78%), the rest Christians (17%), Muslims (5%) and a few Jews.
No flag was sighted in my visit. The flag was reported as white with blue emblem but needs confirmation. The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), 'Publications Gazette' section (Yalkut ha'Pirsumim), YP 1303 - 22 September 1966.
Dov Gutterman
, 14 November 2001

Local Council Daliat El-Carmel and Local Council Isfiya are united in 2003 into Municipality of Daliyat El-Karmel-Isfiya. Those symbols are now obsolete.
Dov Gutterman, 20 December 2007