Maalot-Tarshiha

Cities in Israel

"How goodly are your tents, O Jacob, your dwelling places, O Israel!"
(BaMidbar 24:5)






Maalot-Tarshiha

Maalot-Tarshiha. Photo: Netzah.org

Maalot-Tarshiha is a city in the Western Galilee.

Maalot was founded in 1957. Its first inhabitants were immigrants from Romania and Morocco.

Since 1963, Maalot has a common municipality with the Arab Muslim-Christian village of Tarshiha. Two parts of the city are divided by highway.

Near the city is the ancient fortress of the Crusaders Monfort.

There is a small industrial zone in the city. The majority of the population works in Haifa, Karmiel, Akko and Nahariya.




Municipality:
Tel. 04-9578802

The National Insurance Institute of Israel ("Bituah Leumi"):
Ben Gurion 45
Tel. *6050, 12226050

Israeli Employment Service ("Lishkat Taasuka"):
Ben Gurion 10
Tel. 04-9578100

Israel Ministry of Construction and Housing:
Tel. 04-6088245, 04-6088249, 04-6088250, 04-6088251


City streets and attractions near the city:


Monfort Lake





Maalot-Tarshiha
The distance
(in straight line):


to Jerusalem - 137 km
to Tel Aviv - 113 km
to Haifa - 33 km
to Beer Sheva - 200 km



  






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