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A modern town northeast of Mount Carmel where the shoreline of the Mediterranean Sea forms Haifa Bay (also called the Bay of Acco or Bay of Acre).
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HAIFA A town on the Mediterranean coast at the foot of Mount Carmel, identified with Haifa al-Atiqa, ancient Haifa. The town flourished in Roman, Byzantine and later periods. Because of its proximity to Acre it did not develop into an important city. Eusebius (Onom. 108, 31) writes: ‘There is a town
HaifaHaifa, IsraelEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc.Israel’s major port and third largest city, Haifa has been compared to San Francisco for its mountainous seaside beauty. Located in the northern part of the country on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, Haifa has majestic views from Mount Carmel,