Kaukab Abu al-Hija

  • kaukab abu al-hija

    • כַּוּכַּבּ/כַּוַכַּב/כאוכב אַבּוּ אל-הִיגַ'א
    • كوكب أبو الهيجا
    hebrew transcription(s)
     • iso 259kawkaḅ ˀabbu ˀel-hiǧaˀ
     • also spelledkaokab abu al-hija (official)
    kawkab abu al-heija (unofficial)
    kawkab.jpg
    kaukab abu al-hija is located in northwest israel
    kaukab abu al-hija
    kaukab abu al-hija
    kaukab abu al-hija is located in israel
    kaukab abu al-hija
    kaukab abu al-hija
    coordinates: 32°49′53″n 35°14′55″e / 32°49′53″n 35°14′55″e / 32.83139; 35.24861(2018)[1]
     • total3,526
     • density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
    name meaningabu al-hija's star

    kaukab abu al-hija (arabic: كوكب أبو الهيجا‎; hebrew: כַּוּכַּבּ אַבּוּ אל-הִיגַ'א), often simply kaukab, (meaning "star" in arabic),[2] is an arab muslim village and local council in the northern district of israel, in the lower galilee. it is located on road 784, between shefa-'amr and karmiel, and north of kafr manda. kaukab was historically under the control of the abu al-hija family of the galilee.[3]

    in 2018 it had a population of 3,526,[4] and in 2008 was ranked low (3/10) on the israeli socio-economic scale. its jurisdiction is 2,567 dunams.[5]

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Kaukab Abu al-Hija

  • כַּוּכַּבּ/כַּוַכַּב/כאוכב אַבּוּ אל-הִיגַ'א
  • كوكب أبو الهيجا
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Kawkaḅ ˀabbu ˀel-Hiǧaˀ
 • Also spelledKaokab Abu Al-Hija (official)
Kawkab Abu al-Heija (unofficial)
Kawkab.jpg
Kaukab Abu al-Hija is located in Northwest Israel
Kaukab Abu al-Hija
Kaukab Abu al-Hija
Kaukab Abu al-Hija is located in Israel
Kaukab Abu al-Hija
Kaukab Abu al-Hija
Coordinates: 32°49′53″N 35°14′55″E / 32°49′53″N 35°14′55″E / 32.83139; 35.24861(2018)[1]
 • Total3,526
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Name meaningAbu al-Hija's Star

Kaukab Abu al-Hija (Arabic: كوكب أبو الهيجا‎; Hebrew: כַּוּכַּבּ אַבּוּ אל-הִיגַ'א), often simply Kaukab, (meaning "star" in Arabic),[2] is an Arab Muslim village and local council in the Northern District of Israel, in the Lower Galilee. It is located on Road 784, between Shefa-'Amr and Karmiel, and north of Kafr Manda. Kaukab was historically under the control of the Abu al-Hija family of the Galilee.[3]

In 2018 it had a population of 3,526,[4] and in 2008 was ranked low (3/10) on the Israeli socio-economic scale. Its jurisdiction is 2,567 dunams.[5]