Haifa, a coastal city, is the third largest city in Israel. Lying on the Mediterranean coast, it is regarded as the most important city in northern Israel. The city is home to a populace of about 300,000 inhabitants and is a major industrial and research centre.
Characterised by a Mediterranean climate, Haifa’s seasons are overall mild in nature. Summers are hot and dry while winters are cool and receive light precipitation. Monsoons arrive in October and stay till April. Snow is a rare occurrence.
Haifa was known as Sycaminum and was a major industrial port in ancient times. Today, it houses two major oil refineries of the country. The petrochemical industry is the main industry of the city.
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