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by Dov Gutterman
Coat-of-arms adopted 4th November 1982
Local Council Cabul is situated in the Western Lower Galilee Mountains, about 15 km SE of Acco. The village was established in the 13th century and became a Local Council in 1974. There is more than one explanation to the village name. The most popular is the name of type of soil. The Local Council has 7,500 inh., all of them Arabs. Mr. Abdallah Rian, Local Council Secretary, wrote me that the Local Council emblem was approved in the council meeting of 1 February 1978 and published in the Official Gazette (Reshumot) on 4 November 1982. It combines an olive tree and a vine, symbolizing the source of income to the village then and also the close connection to the land and the olive tree. The flag is of course unofficial. Source: letter of 30 July 2001.
Dov Gutterman, 22 August 2001
In my research of municipal flags legislation I was unable to find this emblem published in the official gazette (Rashumot).
Dov Gutterman, 4 September 2001