Yafia

Synonyms:
Japhia, יָפִיעַ
Yafia (Wikipedia)
Yafa an-Naseriyye

  • יָפִיעַ
  • يافة الناصرة
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • Also spelledYafia (official)
Yafa (unofficial)
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Yafa an-Naseriyye is located in Jezreel Valley region of Israel
Yafa an-Naseriyye
Yafa an-Naseriyye
Coordinates: 32°41′09″N 35°16′28″E / 32.68583°N 35.27444°E / 32.68583; 35.27444Coordinates: 32°41′09″N 35°16′28″E / 32.68583°N 35.27444°E / 32.68583; 35.27444
Grid position176/232 PAL
DistrictNorthern
Government
 • TypeLocal council (from 1960)
Area
 • Total4,087 dunams (4.087 km2 or 1.578 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total18,676
 • Density4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)

Yafa an-Naseriyye (Arabic: يافة الناصرة‎, "Jaffa of Nazareth", also Yafa, Kfar Yafia or Yafi Arabic: يافا, يفيع‎, Hebrew: יָפִיעַ) is an Arab town located in the Lower Galilee, Israel. It forms part of the metropolitan area of Nazareth, also an Arab locality. Declared a local council in 1960, Yafa had a population of 18,676 in 2017, approximately 70% of whom are Muslim and 30% Christian.

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