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Haifa / Hefa

facts in brief

Part of Joseph Roux map, 1764
Part of Joseph Roux map, 1764

Facts in brief:

Located on Mt. Carmel; conquered by Crusaders 1100; taken by Napoleon 1799; captured by Egypt 1839; surrendered to Turkey 1840; occupied by British 1918 & became part of Palestine mandate 1922; has steel mill, chemical plants & oil refinery.

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