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  • עַכּוֹ
  • عكّا
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • ISO 259ʕakko
Official logo of Acre
Municipal emblem
Coordinates: 32°55′40″N 35°04′54″E / 32.92778°N 35.08167°E / 32.92778; 35.08167Coordinates: 32°55′40″N 35°04′54″E / 32.92778°N 35.08167°E / 32.92778; 35.08167
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CountryFlag of Israel.svg
DistrictNorthern
Founded3000 BC (Bronze Age settlement)
1550 BC (Canaanite settlement)
1104 (Crusader rule)
1291 (Mamluk rule)
1948 (Israeli city)
Government
 • TypeCity
 • MayorShimon Lankri
Area
 • TotalExpression error: Unexpected < operator. km2 (Expression error: Unexpected < operator. sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total48,303

Acre (/ˈɑːkər/ or /ˈkər/), known to locals as Akko (Hebrew: עַכּוֹ‎‎, ʻAkkō) or Akka (Arabic: عكّا, ʻAkkā), is a city in the Mediterranean coastal plain region of the Northern District of Israel. Its residents include Jews and Arabs, mostly Muslims.


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