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Tiberias (/tˈbɪəriəs/; Hebrew: טְבֶריָה, Tverya, Tiveria About this sound(audio) ; Arabic: طبرية‎, Ṭabariyyah) is a city in northern Israel. It is located along the Sea of Galilee, in the Lower Galilee at the Jordan Valley. Tiberias has been considered one of Judaism's four holiest cities, along with Jerusalem, Hebron and Safed.

Tiberias

טְבֶרְיָה (Hebrew)
طبرية (Arabic)
City
Tiberias, along the Sea of Galilee
Tiberias, along the Sea of Galilee
Country Israel
DistrictTveria (Mehoz Tz'fat)
Government
 • MayorZohar Oved
Area
 • Total63.7 km2 (24.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total41,300
Time zoneUTC+2 (Israel Standard Time (IST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (Israel Summer Time (IDT))
Area code(s)+972 (Israel)
Websitewww.tiberias.muni.il (Hebrew)

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