North Israel runs along the southern borders of Lebanon and extends westward to the southern Syrian border around the Golan Heights. The main regional centers are Haifa, Nahariya, Akko, Nazareth, Sefat, Kiryat Shemona and Tiberius.
The Northern District (Hebrew: מחוז הצפון, Mehoz Hatzafon; Arabic: منطقة الشمال) is one of Israel’s six administrative districts. The Northern District has a land area of 4,478 km², which increases to 4,638 km² when both land and water are included. The district capital and largest city in the North is Haifa.