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Local Council Qarne Shomeron (Samaria Horns) named after Jabel
Abu-Al-Karnin (in Arabic- Twin Horns Mountain) which is
situated east to the settlement and havs kind of two horns.
Established in 1977 about 14 kms SW of Nablus in Judea and
Samaria District. In 1991, the nearby settlement of Ginot Shomron
(est. 1985) was annexed to
it and it became an Local Council. Pop. 6,100 (2003).
Information in English at <www.ginaplus.org> and in Hebrew at <www.karneishomron.co.il>.
Dov Gutterman, 5 May 2005
image from <www.karneishomron.co.il>