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Katzrin (Hebrew: קַצְרִין; also Qatzrin, Arabic: قصرين, romanized: qaṣrīn) is an Israeli settlement organized as a local council in the Golan Heights. Known as the "capital of the Golan", it is the second-largest locality there after Majdal Shams, and the largest Israeli settlement. In 2021 it had a population of 7,606. It is the seat of Golan Regional Council.
Israeli settlement in the Golan Heights
Town in Northern District
|Coordinates: 32°59′31″N 35°41′28″E|
|Country||Golan Heights, internationally recognized as Syrian territory occupied by Israel|
|Israeli District||Northern District|
|Syrian Governorate||Quneitra Governorate|
|Syrian District||Quneitra District|
|Syrian Subdistrict||Quneitra Subdistrict|
|• Mayor||Dmitry Apartzev|
|Elevation||339 m (1,112 ft)|
The international community considers Israeli settlements in the Golan Heights illegal under international law, though the Israeli government disputes this.