Sakhnin

Sakhnin
  • סַחְ'נִין, סִכְנִין‎ (Arabic name)
  • سخنين
Ebreu transcription(s)
 •  ISO 259 Saḥnin, Saknin (Israeli pronunciation)
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Destrict Northren
Govrenment
 • Teep Ceety (frae 1995)
 • Mayor Mazin G'Nayem
Area
 • Total 9,816  dunams (9.816 km2 or 3.790 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 25,600

Sakhnin ( Arabic: سخنين‎‎; Ebreu: סַחְ'נִין‎ or סִכְנִיןSikhnin) is a ceety in Israel's North Destrict. It is locatit in the Lawer Galilee, aboot 23 kilometres (14 mi) east o Acre. Sakhnin wis declared a ceety in 1995. Its population o 25,100 [1] is Arab, maistly Muslim wi a sizable Christian minority. It is locatit on the steid o the auncient Jewish toun Sikhnin, which flourished durin the Roman conquest (2nt century CE). Sakhnin is hame tae the lairgest population o Sufi Muslims athin Israel, wi approximately 80 members.

Geografie

Sakhnin is built ower three hills an is locatit in a valley surroondit bi muntains, the heichest ane being 602 meters heich. Its rural landscape is amaist entirely covered bi olive an fig groves as well as oregano an sesame shrubs.

Other Languages
العربية: سخنين
مصرى: سخنين
català: Sakhnin
Cebuano: Sakhnīn
čeština: Sachnin
Deutsch: Sachnin
English: Sakhnin
español: Sajnin
suomi: Sakhnin
français: Sakhnin
עברית: סח'נין
Bahasa Indonesia: Sakhnin
italiano: Sakhnin
ქართული: სახნინი
한국어: 사크닌
lietuvių: Sachninas
Nederlands: Sachnin
norsk nynorsk: Sakhnin
polski: Sachnin
português: Sakhnin
русский: Сахнин
svenska: Sakhnīn
Tagalog: Sakhnin
українська: Сахнін
اردو: سخنین
Tiếng Việt: Sakhnin
中文: 薩赫寧