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Keywords: migdal | mo'atza mekomit migdal | text: hebrew (orange) | palm tree | landscape: coastal |
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by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 25th September 1969
Local Council Migdal (meaning tower) is named after the old city of Migdala Nunia (which in Aramaic meant fish tower) and is situated just west of the Sea of Galilee (Kinnereth Sea) about 8 km north of Tiberias on Tiberias-Rosh Pina road (Road 90, the longest road in Israel, connecting Metula in the north and Eilat in the south). It was founded in 1910 and has 1,500 inh.
The unofficial flag is the municipal emblem on a white field. The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), YP 1664, 25 September 1969. Sources: letter from the Local Council secretariat; map/information of the Local Council, Benyamin Blueshtein Publishing, 1998.
Dov Gutterman, 8 September 2001