Na'aman River

Na'aman River, is a stream in northwestern . To the ancient writers Pliny, Tacitus and Josephus it was known as the Belus or Belos River of Phoenicia.The Na'aman River today originates from springs near , primarily Ein Nymphit, and flows through the Zebulun Valley from south to north, before emptying into the Bay of Haifa south of on the Mediterranean Sea.

Notable Places in the Area

, also Toto Acre Stadium, is a soccer stadium in , . is situated 430 metres east of Na'aman River. Photo: Little Savage, Public domain.

The was a formidable guard tower/fort at the medieval city-port of , , which overlooked the harbour from a small island and protected the city’s rich maritime trade. is situated 1½ km northwest of Na'aman River. Photo: Yuval Y, CC BY 3.0.

Akko Light or Acre Light, is an active lighthouse in the port of . is situated 2 km northwest of Na'aman River. Photo: Almog, Public domain.

The el-Jazzar Mosque, also known as the White Mosque, is located on el-Jazzar Street inside the… is situated 2 km northwest of Na'aman River. Photo: BoazBrill, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a kibbutz near in northern .

, also known historically to Arabs as عكّا and Westerners as Acre, lies on the northern edge of the Bay of Acre in northern and receives many Baha'i pilgrims. Photo: ויקיג'אנקי, CC BY 2.5.

is a kibbutz in northern . Located in Western Galilee near the Belus River and south of , it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council. is situated 2½ km southeast of Na'aman River. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Na'aman River

32.9092° or 32° 54' 33" north
35.0817° or 35° 4' 54.2" east
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: نهر النعامين
  • Chuvash: Нааман
  • Czech: Belus
  • Czech: Nachal Na'aman
  • Czech: Nachal Naaman
  • Czech: Nahal Na'aman
  • Czech: Nahal Naaman
  • English: Belus River
  • English: Na'aman Stream
  • English: Naaman river
  • English: River Na'aman
  • French: Belus
  • French: Naaman
  • Hebrew: נחל בלוס
  • Hebrew: נחל נעמן
  • Irish: Abhainn Belus
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nahal Na‘aman
  • Russian: Нааман
  • Spanish: Rio Naaman
  • Spanish: Río Naaman
  • Welsh: Afon Belus
  • Nahal Na`aman
  • Nahr Na'mein
  • Nahr en Na‘amīn
  • Naman River
  • Naẖal Na‘aman

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