Place:Nazareth, HaTzafon, Israel

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NameNazareth
Alt namesAn-Nāṣirasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1985) VIII, 570
En Nasirasource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) p 816
En Naṣirasource: BHA, Authority file (2003-)
Nazaretsource: Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) p 335
Nazeratsource: Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983); Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Hoade, Guide to Holy Land (1973); USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Nazzaretsource: Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) p 335
Na̲zeratsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates32.7°N 35.3°E
Located inHaTzafon, Israel     (0001 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Nazareth (; , Natz'rat; , an-Nāṣirah or an-Nāṣiriyyah) is the largest city in the North District of Israel. Nazareth is known as "the Arab capital of Israel"; the population is made up predominantly of Arab citizens of Israel, almost all of whom are either Muslim (69%) or Christian (30.9%). In the New Testament, the city is described as the childhood home of Jesus, and as such is a center of Christian pilgrimage, with many shrines commemorating biblical events.

Nazareth in history and archaeology

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