Aboot this soondBeit She'an  (Ebreu: בֵּית שְׁאָןBeth Šəān; Arabic: بيسان‎, Aboot this soondBeesān , Beisan or Bisan)[2] is a ceety in the North Destrict o Israel which haes played an important role historically due tae its geographical location at the junction o the Jordan River Valley an Jezreel Valley. It haes an aa played an important role in modren times, actin as the regional center for the numerous veelages in the Beit She'an Valley Regional Cooncil.

Beit She'an

  • בֵּית שְׁאָן
  • بيسان
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Beit Šˀan
 • Transleet.Bet Šəʼan
 • An aa spelledBet She'an (offeecial)
Beth Shean (unoffeecial)
Roman Cardo in Beit She'an Naitional Pairk
Roman Cardo in Beit She'an Naitional Pairk
Official logo of Beit She'an
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Coordinates: 32°30′N 35°30′E / 32.500°N 35.500°E / 32.500; 35.500Coordinates: 32°30′N 35°30′E / 32.500°N 35.500°E / 32.500; 35.500
DestrictNorthren
Govrenment
 • TeepCeety
 • MayorJacky Levi
Area
 • Total7.33 km2 (2.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total16,900
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Name meaninHoose o Tranquillity[2]

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Beit She'an is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 2,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 30 Juin 2010. Archived (PDF) frae the original on 21 November 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. a b Shahin, Mariam (2005). Palestine: A Guide. Interlink Books. pp. 159–165. ISBN 156656557X.
  3. "Cleveland Jews support Israel generously". cleveland.com. Retrieved 8 Februar 2009.