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Pardes Hanna-Karkur (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Pardes Hanna-Karkur, Local Council of Pardes Hanna-Karkur

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[Local Council of Pardes Hanna-Karkur (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 9th December 1971

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The Local Council of Pardes Hanna-Karkur was established in 1969 when two settlements (Pardes Hanna est. 1929 and Karkur est. 1926) were united into one Local Council. Pardes Hanna-Karkur is situated in the north part of the Sharon region on the Hadera-Afula road. Pop. 24,000 (thus soon to become a city). Its emblem can be found in its website.
Dov Gutterman
, 16 July 2001

The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), YP 1784, 9 December 1971.
Dov Gutterman
, 4 September 2001

The unofficial flag is yellow with emblem, as seen in the city hall.
Source: author's own observation, 29 September 2001.
Dov Gutterman
, 7 October 2001

Pardes Hanna, a former colony, was named after Hanna, the daughter of Baron Me'ir Nayhan Rotschild of London, was founded in 1929. In 1939 the nearby colony of Meged was incorporated into it. It Became Local Council in 1949 and got its own emblem. and in 1969 was united with Karkur.
Karkur lands were acquired in 1912 and in 1913 a small group settled there. The colony didn't boost and in 1925, part of the land was given for the establishment of a Moshav beside the colony. It also had its own emblem.
Sources: <>, <>, <>, emblem from wikipedia.
Dov Gutterman, 2 may 2005

The Emblem

[Local Council of Pardes Hanna-Karkur (Israel)]
image from wikipedia