Lakiya, or Laqye is a Bedouin town (local council) in the Southern District of Israel.
According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the population of Lakiya was 7,600 in December 2004. Lakiya's jurisdiction is 5,600 dunams (5.6 km).
Lakiya was founded in 1982 as part of a government project to settle Bedouins in permanent settlements.
Lakiya Negev Weaving - website of one of Lakiya's main businesses
List of Arab localities in Israel