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Mazra'a (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Mazra'a, Majles El-Mahaly El-Mazra'a, Local Council of Mazra'a

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[Local Council of Mazra'a (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
modified by Santiago Dotor

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Local Council Mazra'a (meaning farm in Arabic) is located between Acre and Nahariya, east to road 4, 2 km south to Nahariya. Mazra'a was founded in 1896, separated in 1996 from Regional Council Matte Asher and was proclaimed as independent Local Council. Pop: 3,500, mostly Muslims. In my first visit there was no flag, so when I re-visited it I entered the city hall to inquire. The mayor gave me an emblem and informed me the the flag is white with blue emblem. The emblem shows a palm tree and the old aqueduct (compare with the Matte Asher flag) crossing the village [Ottoman aqueduct connecting Kabri springs and Acre]. The municipal emblem has not been published in the official gazette (Rashumot) and is thus unofficial.
Source: author's own observation, 2 and 11 October 2001.
Dov Gutterman, 26 October 2001