(כרמיאל) is a city in northern Israel
. Established in 1964
, Karmiel is located in the Beit Kerem Valley, which divides the Upper and Lower Galilee
. The city is located at the center of the main network of roads in the northern area. Karmiel is 35 kms from Tiberias
, 30 kms from Tzfat
(Safed), 22 kms from Acre
and 45 kms from Haifa
Today the city encompasses an area of about 24,000 dunams with a population of 48,000 residents. According to the master plan, in the future Karmiel will have a population of approximately 120,000 residents.