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image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Coat-of-arms adopted 16th October 1969
Local Council Mughar (usually known as Maghar or El-Maghar -
meaning cave) is named after the many caves on the
sloops of Mount Hazon. It is situated on the south sloops of
Mount Hazon, 9 kms south-east of Karmiel
with 18,200 inh. (2003), 57% Druze 23% Christian, 20% Moslems.
In the past the inhabitants were famous in their olives and in production of olive oil (hence the olive tree in the emblem).
Founded about 600 years ago, and a Local Council since 1956.
Sources: letter from the Local Council, desk flag, <www.mapa.co.il>
Dov Gutterman, 12 September 2001 and 23 April 2005
I visited Maghar yesterday. The flag is indeed green emblem on
white. The inscriptions are above (Hebrew) and below (Arabic) the
Dov Gutterman, 23 March 2005