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The following list of cities in Israel is based on the current index of the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Within Israel's system of local government, an urban municipality can be granted a city council by the Israeli Interior Ministry when its population exceeds 20,000. The term "city" does not generally refer to local councils or urban agglomerations, even though a defined city often contains only a small portion of an urban area or metropolitan area's population. 73 Israeli municipalities are considered cities. For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Hebrew חֵיפָה Arabic حَيْفَا Founded in 3rd century CE Government City District Haifa Population 267,000 1,039,000 (metropolitan area) Jurisdiction 63,666 dunams (63. ... Rishon Le Zion in 2002 Rishon LeZion, or Rishon LeZiyyon (ראשון לציון) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, in the Center District of Israel, just south of Tel Aviv, and part of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area (Gush... Hebrew Founded in 1956 Government City (from 1968) District South Population 204,400 (2005) Jurisdiction 60,000 dunams (60 km²) Mayor Zvi Zilker Ashdod (Hebrew: ‎; Arabic: , Isdud), located in the Southern District of Israel towards the south of the Israeli Coastal Plain, is a city of over 200,000 people... Hebrew   (Standard) Bəʼer ŠévaÊ» Arabic بِئْرْ اَلْسَبْعْ ( ) Name Meaning Well of the Oath(see also) Government City Also Spelled Beer Sheva (officially) District South Population 185,500 (Metro 531,000) (2005) Jurisdiction 54,000 dunams (54 km²) Mayor Yaacov Turner Beersheba (Hebrew romanization Beer Sheva), the largest city in the... The Coat of Arms of Petah-Tikva Petah-Tikva (Hebrew פֶּתַח-תִּקְוָה opening of hope, Standard Hebrew Pétaḥ-Tiqva, also transliterated as Petach Tikva, Petah Tikvah, Petach Tikvah, Petaḥ Tiqwa or Petach Tiqwa) and nicknamed as Mother of Cities, is a city in the west of the Center District of Israel... Early morning in Netanya, Israel Netanya (Hebrew: נְתַנְיָה, Standard Hebrew NÉ™tanya) is a city in the Center District of Israel and is the capital of the Sharon plain. ... The Yanshul, half-cat half-owl, the symbol of Holons Childrens Museum. ... Mentioned as one of the cities in the portion of the Tribe of Dan (Yehoshua 19:45), Bnei Brak is famous in the Talmud (Sanhedrin 32b) as the seat of Rabbi Akivas court, and in the Pesach Haggada as the site of the all-night Pesach Seder of Rabbi... Hebrew בת ים Name Meaning Daughter of the sea Founded in 1926 Government City (from 1958) District Tel Aviv Population 130,400 (2004) Jurisdiction 8,000 dunams (8 km²) Mayor Shlomo Lahiani Beach of Bat-Yam Bat Yam (Hebrew: ) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just south of... Ramat Gan (רמת-גן) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just east of Tel Aviv, and part of the metropolis known as Gush Dan, in the Tel Aviv District. ... Hebrew אַשְׁקְלוֹן (Standard) AÅ¡qÉ™lon Arabic عسقلان Founded in 1951 Government City Also Spelled Ashqelon (officially) District South Population 105,100 (2004) Jurisdiction 55,000 dunams (55 km²) Mayor Roni Mahatzri Ashkelon (Hebrew: ‎; Tiberian Hebrew ʾAÅ¡qÉ™lôn; Arabic: ‎  ; Latin: Ascalon) is a city in the western Negev, in the... Rehovot (Hebrew רְחוֹבוֹת ) is a city in the Center District of Israel, about 20 km south of Tel Aviv. ... Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (הלשכה המרכזית לסטטיסטיקה) is a state organization for the creation and maintenance of numeric data related to populations vis-à-vis the ethnic makeup of Israel and its cities. ... The system of Local government in Israel, also known as local authority (‎), is the set of bodies charged with providing services such as urban planning, zoning, and the provision of drinking water and emergency services, as well as education and culture, as per guidelines of the Interior Ministry. ... A City council (‎) is the official designation of a city within Israels system of local government. ... The Ministry of Interior in the State of Israel is one of Government offices that responsible among the rest for the local rule, the subject of citizenship and residency, teudot zehuts issue, entry visas publishing and visas for stying in the country, also the minestry of interior responsible for... In Israel, a local council is a locality similar to a city in structure and way of life, that has not yet achieved a status of a city, which requires a minimum number of residents, among other things. ... In the study of human settlements, an agglomeration is an extended city or town area comprising the built-up area of a central place (usually a municipality) and any suburbs or adjacent satellite towns. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


For that reason, a city's position on this list may not necessarily reflect its relative social or economic importance. Jerusalem has a larger population than Tel Aviv, yet the Tel Aviv metropolitan area (Gush Dan) is many times larger due to its numerous satellite towns and suburbs. Because they identify with their central city as the economic, cultural and oftentimes political center of the urban area, many definitions (and people's perceptions) of cities include the entire metropolitan region, as in Ben Gurion International Airport being referred to as Tel Aviv Airport even though it is actually closer to Lod and Yehud-Monosson. For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Gush Dan (Hebrew: גּוּשׁ דָּן, Standard Hebrew GuÅ¡ Dan) is the name of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area including areas from both the Tel Aviv District and the Central District of Israel on the Mediterranean coast. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with satellite city. ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Ben Gurion International Airport or Ben Gurion Airport (‎, Namal HaTeÅ«fa Ben GÅ«ryōn, Arabic: , maṭār Ben Ghuryon ad-dawlÄ«) (IATA: TLV, ICAO: LLBG), historically known as Lydda Airport and sometimes referred to today by its Hebrew acronym Natbag (‎), is the largest international airport in Israel. ... Downtown area of Lod Lod (Hebrew לוֹד; Arabic اَلْلُدّْ al-Ludd, Greco-Latin Lydda, Tiberian Hebrew לֹד Lōḏ) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Yehud-Monosson, is the joint municipality of Yehud and the neighboring community of Neve Monosson in central Israel, created by their municipal merger in 2003. ...

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Bnei Brak in the foreground
Bnei Brak in the foreground

Israel has 14 cities with populations over 100,000, including Jerusalem at over a 500,000, and Tel Aviv, which is considered to be approaching global city status.[1] In all, there are 73 Israeli municipalities granted "city" status by the CBS. The following sortable table lists all Israeli cities by name, district, area, and population, according to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics' 2004[2] and 2006[3] data: Download high resolution version (1280x851, 370 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1280x851, 370 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 403 pixelsFull resolution (984 × 496 pixel, file size: 642 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A south western look at the City of Tel Aviv Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 403 pixelsFull resolution (984 × 496 pixel, file size: 642 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A south western look at the City of Tel Aviv Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 530 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Haifa Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 530 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Haifa Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create... Hebrew חֵיפָה Arabic حَيْفَا Founded in 3rd century CE Government City District Haifa Population 267,000 1,039,000 (metropolitan area) Jurisdiction 63,666 dunams (63. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2560 × 1920 pixel, file size: 894 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2560 × 1920 pixel, file size: 894 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Rishon Le Zion in 2002 Rishon LeZion, or Rishon LeZiyyon (ראשון לציון) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, in the Center District of Israel, just south of Tel Aviv, and part of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area (Gush... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1944 × 2592 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1944 × 2592 pixel, file size: 1. ... Hebrew Founded in 1956 Government City (from 1968) District South Population 204,400 (2005) Jurisdiction 60,000 dunams (60 km²) Mayor Zvi Zilker Ashdod (Hebrew: ‎; Arabic: , Isdud), located in the Southern District of Israel towards the south of the Israeli Coastal Plain, is a city of over 200,000 people... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 818 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The content of this image was reviewed by Tewfik and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 818 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The content of this image was reviewed by Tewfik and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Hebrew   (Standard) Bəʼer ŠévaÊ» Arabic بِئْرْ اَلْسَبْعْ ( ) Name Meaning Well of the Oath(see also) Government City Also Spelled Beer Sheva (officially) District South Population 185,500 (Metro 531,000) (2005) Jurisdiction 54,000 dunams (54 km²) Mayor Yaacov Turner Beersheba (Hebrew romanization Beer Sheva), the largest city in the... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 445 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (593 × 799 pixel, file size: 220 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (via email) The content of this image was reviewed by Tewfik and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 445 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (593 × 799 pixel, file size: 220 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (via email) The content of this image was reviewed by Tewfik and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... The Coat of Arms of Petah-Tikva Petah-Tikva (Hebrew פֶּתַח-תִּקְוָה opening of hope, Standard Hebrew Pétaḥ-Tiqva, also transliterated as Petach Tikva, Petah Tikvah, Petach Tikvah, Petaḥ Tiqwa or Petach Tiqwa) and nicknamed as Mother of Cities, is a city in the west of the Center District of Israel... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2448 × 3264 pixel, file size: 985 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (via email) The content of this image was reviewed by Tewfik and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2448 × 3264 pixel, file size: 985 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (via email) The content of this image was reviewed by Tewfik and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Early morning in Netanya, Israel Netanya (Hebrew: נְתַנְיָה, Standard Hebrew NÉ™tanya) is a city in the Center District of Israel and is the capital of the Sharon plain. ... Tel Aviv at night File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Tel Aviv at night File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Mentioned as one of the cities in the portion of the Tribe of Dan (Yehoshua 19:45), Bnei Brak is famous in the Talmud (Sanhedrin 32b) as the seat of Rabbi Akivas court, and in the Pesach Haggada as the site of the all-night Pesach Seder of Rabbi... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (1296 × 972 pixel, file size: 272 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Bat Yam beach, south. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (1296 × 972 pixel, file size: 272 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Bat Yam beach, south. ... Hebrew בת ים Name Meaning Daughter of the sea Founded in 1926 Government City (from 1958) District Tel Aviv Population 130,400 (2004) Jurisdiction 8,000 dunams (8 km²) Mayor Shlomo Lahiani Beach of Bat-Yam Bat Yam (Hebrew: ) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just south of... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1792x1200, 834 KB) Ramat Gan towers photographed from Tel Aviv, Israel File links The following pages link to this file: Ramat Gan Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1792x1200, 834 KB) Ramat Gan towers photographed from Tel Aviv, Israel File links The following pages link to this file: Ramat Gan Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize... Ramat Gan (רמת-גן) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just east of Tel Aviv, and part of the metropolis known as Gush Dan, in the Tel Aviv District. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 561 pixelsFull resolution (950 × 666 pixel, file size: 550 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The content of this image was reviewed by Tewfik and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 561 pixelsFull resolution (950 × 666 pixel, file size: 550 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The content of this image was reviewed by Tewfik and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... Hebrew אַשְׁקְלוֹן (Standard) AÅ¡qÉ™lon Arabic عسقلان Founded in 1951 Government City Also Spelled Ashqelon (officially) District South Population 105,100 (2004) Jurisdiction 55,000 dunams (55 km²) Mayor Roni Mahatzri Ashkelon (Hebrew: ‎; Tiberian Hebrew ʾAÅ¡qÉ™lôn; Arabic: ‎  ; Latin: Ascalon) is a city in the western Negev, in the... “World city” redirects here. ... Map of the districts of Israel Population density by geographic region, sub-district and district (thicker border indicates higher tier). ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (הלשכה המרכזית לסטטיסטיקה) is a state organization for the creation and maintenance of numeric data related to populations vis-à-vis the ethnic makeup of Israel and its cities. ...

Common Name District Area (km²)[4] Hebrew Arabic Population (2004)[2] Population (2006)[3]
Afula North 26.909 עפולה العفولة 38,900 39,300
Acre[5] North 13.533 עכו عكا 47,900 46,000
Arad South 93.140 ערד عراد 23,500 23,400
Ariel[6] Judea & Samaria[7] 14.677 אריאל 16,400 16,500
Ashdod South 47.242 אשדוד إسدود/

أشدود Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... “Hebrew” redirects here. ... Arabic ( or just ) is the largest living member of the Semitic language family in terms of speakers. ... Afula (עפולה; Hebrew: ; ; Arabic: ‎ ) is a city in the North District of Israel, often known as the Capital of the Valley, Jezreel Valley. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... The city of Acre [1] is in the Western Galilee district in northern Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... For the archaeological site, see Tel Arad. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... A neighbourhood in Ariel Hebrew אריאל Arabic اريئيل Name Meaning Lion of God Founded in 1978 Government City (from 1998) District Judea and Samaria Area Population 16,900 (2004) Jurisdiction 30,000 dunams (30 km²) Mayor Ron Nachman The city of Ariel (‎; Arabic: ) is an Israeli city, located in the seam zone... Judea and Samaria (Hebrew: ‎ Yehuda ve-Shomron , also an acronym יוש Yosh or שי Shai; Arabic: ‎ al-Yahudiyyah was-Sāmarah) are the Biblical terms used to describe the area now more commonly referred to as the West Bank. ... Hebrew Founded in 1956 Government City (from 1968) District South Population 204,400 (2005) Jurisdiction 60,000 dunams (60 km²) Mayor Zvi Zilker Ashdod (Hebrew: ‎; Arabic: , Isdud), located in the Southern District of Israel towards the south of the Israeli Coastal Plain, is a city of over 200,000 people... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ...

196,900 204,400
Ashkelon[8] South 47.788 אשקלון عسقلان/المجدل 105,100 107,900
Baqa-Jatt Haifa 16.392 באקה-ג'ת باقة جت 30,200 31,600
Bat Yam Tel Aviv 8.167 בת ים بات يام 130,400 129,900
Beersheba[9] South 52.903 באר שבע بئر السبع 184,500 185,800
Beit She'an[10] North 7.330 בית שאן بيسان 16,000 16,400
Beit Shemesh[11] Jerusalem 34.259 בית שמש بيت شيمش 61,900 69,300
Betar Illit Judea & Samaria[7] 6.801 ביתר עילית 24,900 29,000
Bnei Brak[12] Tel Aviv 7.088 בני ברק بني براك 142,300 147,800
Carmel City[13] Haifa 15.561 עיר הכרמל مدينة الكرمل 23,600 24,400
Dimona South 29.877 דימונה ديمونة 33,700 33,400
Eilat[14] South 84.789 אילת إيلات/أم الرشراش 44,500 46,500
Giv'atayim Tel Aviv 3.246 גבעתיים جبعاتايم/

جفعاتايم Hebrew אַשְׁקְלוֹן (Standard) AÅ¡qÉ™lon Arabic عسقلان Founded in 1951 Government City Also Spelled Ashqelon (officially) District South Population 105,100 (2004) Jurisdiction 55,000 dunams (55 km²) Mayor Roni Mahatzri Ashkelon (Hebrew: ‎; Tiberian Hebrew ʾAÅ¡qÉ™lôn; Arabic: ‎  ; Latin: Ascalon) is a city in the western Negev, in the... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Hebrew באקה-גת Arabic باقة جتّ Government City District Haifa Population 31,000 (2005) Jurisdiction 18,100 dunams (18. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Hebrew בת ים Name Meaning Daughter of the sea Founded in 1926 Government City (from 1958) District Tel Aviv Population 130,400 (2004) Jurisdiction 8,000 dunams (8 km²) Mayor Shlomo Lahiani Beach of Bat-Yam Bat Yam (Hebrew: ) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just south of... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ... Hebrew   (Standard) Bəʼer ŠévaÊ» Arabic بِئْرْ اَلْسَبْعْ ( ) Name Meaning Well of the Oath(see also) Government City Also Spelled Beer Sheva (officially) District South Population 185,500 (Metro 531,000) (2005) Jurisdiction 54,000 dunams (54 km²) Mayor Yaacov Turner Beersheba (Hebrew romanization Beer Sheva), the largest city in the... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Map of the Decapolis showing the location of Bet Shean (here called by its Greek name, Scythopolis) Bet Shean (Hebrew בית שאן unofficially also spelled Beit Shean, Beth Shean; Arabic بيسان Baysān) is a city in the North... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Beth-shemesh is the name of ancient Biblical towns. ... The Jerusalem District, highlighted. ... Betar Illit (ביתר עילית; unofficially also spelled Beitar Illit -- Illit is pronounced: Eeleet) is an Israeli town in Gush Etzion, a group of villages and towns in the Northern Judea region of the West Bank. ... Judea and Samaria (Hebrew: ‎ Yehuda ve-Shomron , also an acronym יוש Yosh or שי Shai; Arabic: ‎ al-Yahudiyyah was-Sāmarah) are the Biblical terms used to describe the area now more commonly referred to as the West Bank. ... Mentioned as one of the cities in the portion of the Tribe of Dan (Yehoshua 19:45), Bnei Brak is famous in the Talmud (Sanhedrin 32b) as the seat of Rabbi Akivas court, and in the Pesach Haggada as the site of the all-night Pesach Seder of Rabbi... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ... Carmel City (Hebrew: Ir HaKarmel) is a city in the Haifa District of Israel, located around Mount Carmel. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Dimona is an Israeli city in the Negev desert, 36 kilometers to the south of Beer-Sheva and 35 kilometers west of the Dead Sea in the Southern District of Israel. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Hebrew אילת Founded in 1951 Government City (from 1959) District South Population 55,000 (2006) Jurisdiction 80,000 dunams (80 km²) Mayor Meir Yitzhak Halevi North Beach, Eilat, from southwest. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... One of the public gardens in Givatayim Givatayim (Hebrew גִּבְעָתַיִם) is a city in Israel. ... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ...

47,900 49,400
Hadera Haifa 49.359 חדרה الخضيرة 75,300 76,400
Haifa Haifa 63.666 חיפה حيفا 268,300 267,000
Herzliya[15] Tel Aviv 21.585 הרצליה هرتسليا 83,600 84,200
Hod HaSharon Center 21.585 הוד השרון هود هشارون 41,700 44,500
Holon Tel Aviv 18.927 חולון حولون 165,800 167,300
Jerusalem Jerusalem 125.156 ירושלים أورشليم القدس 706,400 732,100
Karmiel[16] North 19.188 כרמיאל كرميئيل 43,500 44,200
Kfar Saba[17] Center 14.169 כפר סבא كفار سابا 79,800 81,400
Kiryat Atta[18] Haifa 16.706 קריית אתא كريات آتا 48,900 49,500
Kiryat Bialik[19] Haifa 8.178 קריית ביאליק كريات بياليك 36,800 36,600
Kiryat Gat[20] South 16.302 קריית גת كريات جات/

كريات غات Haderas Great Synagogue Hadera (Hebrew: חדרה) is a city in the Haifa District between Tel Aviv and Haifa in Israel. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Hebrew חֵיפָה Arabic حَيْفَا Founded in 3rd century CE Government City District Haifa Population 267,000 1,039,000 (metropolitan area) Jurisdiction 63,666 dunams (63. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Ben-GÅ«ryōn Avenue in the centre of Herzliyyāh, facing north towards Sōkōlōv Street (1998) Herzliya (in Hebrew: הֶרְצְלִיָּה, without Niqqud: הרצלייה, commonly pronounced in Hebrew as Hertseliya) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip in the south of the Sharon region, just north... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ... Hod HaSharon (הוד השרון Splendor of the Sharon in Hebrew) is a city in the Center District of Israel. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... The Yanshul, half-cat half-owl, the symbol of Holons Childrens Museum. ... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ... For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ... The Jerusalem District, highlighted. ... Karmiel Karmiel is a city in northern Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Hebrew כפר סבא Name Meaning Grandfathers Village Founded in 1903 Government City Also Spelled Kefar Sava (officially) District Center Population 81,100 (2006) Jurisdiction 15,000 dunams (15 km²) Mayor Yehuda Ben Hemo The city today. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Hebrew קריית אתא Arabic كريات آتا Government City Also Spelled Qiryat Atta (officially) Kiryat Ata (unofficially) District Haifa Population 49,200 (2005) Jurisdiction 20,000 dunams (20 km²) Kiryat Atta (Hebrew: ‎; officially also spelled Qiryat Atta) is a city in the Haifa District of Israel. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Hebrew קִרְייַת בְּיַאלִיק Arabic كريات بياليك Name Meaning Bialik Town Founded in 1934 Government City District Haifa Population 36,700 (2005) Jurisdiction 8,178 dunams (8 km²) Mayor Rafi Wertheim Website http://www. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Qiryat Gat (קרית גת; unofficially also spelled Kiryat Gat) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ...

47,800 47,800
Kiryat Malakhi[21] South 4.632 קריית מלאכי كريات ملاخي 19,400 19,500
Kiryat Motzkin[22] Haifa 3.778 קריית מוצקין كريات موتسكين 39,500 39,800
Kiryat Ono[23] Tel Aviv 4.112 קריית אונו كريات أونو 24,800 26,200
Kiryat Shmona[24] North 14.228 קריית שמונה كريات شمونة 22,000 22,100
Kiryat Yam[25] Haifa 4.339 קריית ים كريات يام 38,000 37,300
Lod Center 12.226 לוד اللد 66,600 66,900
Ma'ale Adumim Judea & Samaria[7] 49.177 מעלה אדומים 28,900 31,700
Ma'alot-Tarshiha North 6.832 מעלות-תרשיחא معالوت ترشيحا 21,000 21,200
Migdal HaEmek[26] North 7.637 מגדל העמק مجدال هعيمق/

مغدال هعيمق Kiryat Malakhi (Hebrew: קִרְיַת מַלְאָכִי, also transliterated Kiryat Malachi or Qiryat Malakhi) is a city in the Southern District in Israel. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Qiryat Motzkin (קרית מוצקין; unofficially also spelled Kiryat Motzkin) is a city in the Haifa District in Israel. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Qiryat Ono (קרית אונו; unofficially also spelled Kiryat Ono) is a city in the Tel Aviv District in Israel. ... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ... Qiryat Shemona (קרית שמונה; unofficially also spelled Kiryat Shmona) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Kiryat Yam (; Hebrew: ‎) is a small city/suburb in Israel, located 12km north of Haifa in the Haifa District (its name is literally Sea Suburb). It is part of a cluster of small cities informally known as HaQerayot. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Downtown area of Lod Lod (Hebrew לוֹד; Arabic اَلْلُدّْ al-Ludd, Greco-Latin Lydda, Tiberian Hebrew לֹד Lōḏ) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Judea and Samaria (Hebrew: ‎ Yehuda ve-Shomron , also an acronym יוש Yosh or שי Shai; Arabic: ‎ al-Yahudiyyah was-Sāmarah) are the Biblical terms used to describe the area now more commonly referred to as the West Bank. ... Maalot-Tarshiha (Standard Hebrew: מַעֲלוֹת-תַּרְשִׁיחָא, ; Arabic: معالوت ترشيحا, ) is a twin city in the North District in Israel, some 20 km east of Nahariya. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Migdal HaEmeq (מגדל העמק; unofficially also spelled Migdal HaEmek) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ...

24,800 24,700
Modi'in-Maccabim

-Re'ut[27] Modiin-Maccabim-Reut is a city in the Center District of Israel. ... Modiin-Maccabim-Reut is a city in the Center District of Israel. ...

Center 50.176 מודיעין-מכבים

-רעות Israels central district highlighted. ...

موديعين مكابيم

-ريعوت

53,100 62,200
Nahariya[28] North 10.233 נהריה نهاريا 49,300 50,500
Nazareth North 14.123 נצרת الناصرة 63,800 64,800
Nazareth Illit[29] North 32.521 נצרת עילית الناصرة العليا 43,900 43,700
Nesher Haifa 12.790 נשר نيشر 21,200 21,300
Ness Ziona[30] Center 15.579 נס ציונה نيس تسيونا 27,800 30,900
Netanya Center 28.954 נתניה نتانيا 169,400 174,000
Netivot South 5.626 נתיבות نتيبوت/

نتيفوت Nahariyya (נהריה; unofficially also spelled Nahariya or Naharia) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Hebrew נָצְרַת (Natzrat) (Standard) Náẓərat Arabic الناصرة (an-Nāṣira) Name Meaning Ancient word in Hebrew Government City District North Population 64,800[1] (2006) Jurisdiction 14 200 dunams (14. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Nazerat Illit (נצרת עילית; sometimes spelled Nazareth Illit) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Nesher (נשר) is a city in the Haifa District in Israel. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Ness Ziona (נס ציונה ; unofficially also spelled Nes Ziona) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Early morning in Netanya, Israel Netanya (Hebrew: נְתַנְיָה, Standard Hebrew NÉ™tanya) is a city in the Center District of Israel and is the capital of the Sharon plain. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Netivot (נתיבות) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ...

23,700 24,900
Ofakim[31] South 10.273 אופקים أوفاكيم 24,000 24,500
Or Akiva[32] Haifa 3.539 אור עקיבא أور عكيفا 15,800 15,800
Or Yehuda Tel Aviv 5.141 אור יהודה أور يهودا 30,100 31,200
Petah Tikva[33] Center 35.868 פתח תקווה بيتح تكفا 176,200 184,200
Qalansawe Center 8.417 קלנסווה قلنسوة 16,400 17,300
Ra'anana Center 14.878 רעננה رعنانا 70,500 72,800
Rahat South 19.586 רהט رهط 37,400 40,400
Ramat Gan Tel Aviv 13.229 רמת גן رمات جان/

رمات غان Ofaqim (אופקים; unofficially also spelled Ofakim) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Or Aqiva (אור עקיבא; unofficially also spelled Or Akiva) is a city in the Haifa District in Israel. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Or Yehuda (אור יהודה) is a city in the Tel Aviv District in Israel. ... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ... The Coat of Arms of Petah-Tikva Petah-Tikva (Hebrew פֶּתַח-תִּקְוָה opening of hope, Standard Hebrew Pétaḥ-Tiqva, also transliterated as Petach Tikva, Petah Tikvah, Petach Tikvah, Petaḥ Tiqwa or Petach Tiqwa) and nicknamed as Mother of Cities, is a city in the west of the Center District of Israel... Israels central district highlighted. ... Qalansawe (קלנסווה) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Raanana (Hebrew רַעֲנָנָה; Standard Hebrew ) is a city in the southern Sharon Plain in the Center District of Israel, Israel, 19 km north of Tel Aviv. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Rahat is also a name for the Turkish Delight Lokum. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Ramat Gan (רמת-גן) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just east of Tel Aviv, and part of the metropolis known as Gush Dan, in the Tel Aviv District. ... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ...

130,400 129,800
Ramat HaSharon Tel Aviv 16.792 רמת השרון رمات هشارون 35,900 36,800
Ramla Center 11.854 רמלה الرملة 63,500 64,200
Rehovot Center 23.041 רחובות رحوبوت/

رحوفوت The Yad LaBanim (Memorial for the Sons) structure in Ramat Hasharon. ... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ... Ramla (Hebrew רמלה Ramlāh; Arabic الرملة ar-Ramlah, colloquial Ramleh), is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Rehovot (Hebrew רְחוֹבוֹת ) is a city in the Center District of Israel, about 20 km south of Tel Aviv. ... Israels central district highlighted. ...

101,900 104,600
Rishon LeZion[34] Center 58.704 ראשון לציון ريشون لتسيون 217,400 222,300
Rosh HaAyin Center 24.390 ראש העין رأس العين 36,300 37,400
Safed[35] North 29.248 צפת صفد 27,300 28,100
Sakhnin North 9.816 סח'נין سخنين 23,900 25,000
Sderot[36] South 4.472 שדרות سديروت 20,000 19,900
Shaghur (Shagor) North 17.737 שגור الشاغور 27,800 29,200
Shefa-'Amr (Shfar'am)[37] North 19.766 שפרעם شفا عمرو 32,000 33,500
Tamra North 29.259 טמרה طمرة 25,300 26,500
Tayibe Center 18.662 טייבה الطيبة 32,100 33,800
Tel Aviv-Jaffa[38] Tel Aviv 51.788 תל-אביב-יפו تل أبيب يافا 371,400 384,600
Tiberias North 10.872 טבריה طبريا 39,000 40,100
Tira Center 11.894 טירה الطيرة 20,300 21,100
Tirat Carmel[39] Haifa 5.601 טירת כרמל طيرة الكرمل 18,900 18,800
Umm al-Fahm Haifa 22.253 אום אל-פחם أم الفحم 40,000 42,100
Yavne Center 10.700 יבנה يبنة 31,800 31,900
Yehud-Monosson Center 5.014 יהוד-מונוסון يهود مونوسون 25,100 25,500
Yokneam North 7.390 יקנעם 17,800 18,500

Rishon Le Zion in 2002 Rishon LeZion, or Rishon LeZiyyon (ראשון לציון) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, in the Center District of Israel, just south of Tel Aviv, and part of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area (Gush... Israels central district highlighted. ... Rosh HaAyin, view to the west. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Safed (Hebrew: צְפַת, Tiberian: , Israeli: Tsfat, Ashkenazi: Tzfas; Arabic: صفد ; KJV English: Zephath) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Sakhnin (Arabic: سخنين; Hebrew: סחנין) is an Arab town in northern Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Sederot (Hebrew: (help·info); unofficially also spelled Sderot) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Shaghur or Shagor (Hebrew: , Arabic: ) is an Israeli-Arab city in the North District of Israel located east of the coastal city of Acre (Akka). ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Shefa-Amr (Arabic شفا عمر , Hebrew שְׁפַרְעָם , unofficially also spelled Shfaram) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Tamra is also an alternative spelling of the female given name Tamara. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... |} Tayibe (Arabic: ‎ , Hebrew: ‎; also spelled Taibeh or Tayiba) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... The Tel-Aviv District, highlighted. ... Hebrew טבריה (Standard) Teverya Arabic طبرية Government City District North Population 39 900 (a) Jurisdiction 10 000 dunams (10 km²) Tiberias (British English: ; American English: ; Hebrew: , Tverya; Arabic: , abariyyah) is a town on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, Lower Galilee, Israel. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ... Tira (טירה) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Tirat Carmel, or Tirat Ha-Carmel (Hebrew: ), is a city in the Haifa District in Israel. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Umm al-Fahm (Arabic أم الفحم, Hebrew אום אל-פחם) is a city in the Haifa District in Israel. ... Haifa District surrounding the city of Haifa in Israel, is one of six districts and includes the following towns and cities: Baqa al-Gharbiyye באקה אל-גרביה Hadera חדרה Haifa חיפה Nesher נשר Or Aqiva אור עקיבא Qiryat Atta קריית אתא Qiryat Bialik קריית ביאליק Qiryat Motzkin קריית מוצקין Qiryat Yam קריית ים Tirat Karmel טירת הכרמל Umm al-Fahm אום אל-פאחם Zikhron Yaaqov זכרון יעקב See also Districts of Israel... Yavne (Hebrew יבנה, Arabic يبنة Yibnah) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Yehud-Monosson, is the joint municipality of Yehud and the neighboring community of Neve Monosson in central Israel, created by their municipal merger in 2003. ... Israels central district highlighted. ... Yokneam (Hebrew: יקנעם) (also transliterated Yoqneam) is a town in a scenic hilly region of the lower Galilee in northern Israel that has developed a reputation for itself as a technology center. ... The North District of Israel, highlighted. ...

Cities with a declining population

The population of six cities were lower in 2005 than in 2000.[3][40] They are sorted by approximate decline percentage:

Name 2000 estimate 2005 estimate Decline %
Bat Yam 137,000 129,700 7,300 5.3
Kiryat Yam 39,300 37,600 1,700 4.3
Arad 24,000 23,300 700 2.9
Nazareth Illit 44,400 43,700 700 1.5
Haifa 270,500 267,000 3,500 1.2
Dimona 33,900 33,500 400 1.1

Hebrew בת ים Name Meaning Daughter of the sea Founded in 1926 Government City (from 1958) District Tel Aviv Population 130,400 (2004) Jurisdiction 8,000 dunams (8 km²) Mayor Shlomo Lahiani Beach of Bat-Yam Bat Yam (Hebrew: ) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just south of... Kiryat Yam (; Hebrew: ‎) is a small city/suburb in Israel, located 12km north of Haifa in the Haifa District (its name is literally Sea Suburb). It is part of a cluster of small cities informally known as HaQerayot. ... Arad may refer to: the following places in the Transylvania Arad, Romania, the main city of Arad County. ... Nazerat Illit (נצרת עילית; sometimes spelled Nazareth Illit) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... Hebrew חֵיפָה Arabic حَيْفَا Founded in 3rd century CE Government City District Haifa Population 267,000 1,039,000 (metropolitan area) Jurisdiction 63,666 dunams (63. ... Dimona is an Israeli city in the Negev desert, 36 kilometers to the south of Beer-Sheva and 35 kilometers west of the Dead Sea in the Southern District of Israel. ...

Fastest growing cities

Eight cities grew by more than 12% between the years 2000 and 2005.[40][3] They are sorted by percent growth:

Name 2000 estimate 2005 estimate Growth %
Betar Illit 15,800 27,000 11,200 70.9
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut (formerly separate towns) 37,900 58,000 20,100 53.0
Beit Shemesh 44,200 65,900 21,700 49.1
Ma'ale Adumim 24,900 30,200 5,100 21.3
Hod HaSharon 36,000 43,100 7,100 19.7
Ashdod 174,200 200,600 26,400 15.2
Tamra 22,600 26,000 3,400 15
Nahariya 44,100 49,800 5,700 12.9
  • Note: The town of El'ad grew from 5,800 residents in 2000 to 25,500 in 2005, a growth of 339.7%. Similarly, Modi'in Illit grew from 16,400 residents to 30,500, an 86% growth. They are local councils and not cities however, and are therefore excluded from the list.

Betar Illit (ביתר עילית; unofficially also spelled Beitar Illit -- Illit is pronounced: Eeleet) is an Israeli town in Gush Etzion, a group of villages and towns in the Northern Judea region of the West Bank. ... Modiin-Maccabim-Reut is a city in the Center District of Israel. ... Beth-shemesh is the name of ancient Biblical towns. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Hod HaSharon (הוד השרון Splendor of the Sharon in Hebrew) is a city in the Center District of Israel. ... Hebrew Founded in 1956 Government City (from 1968) District South Population 204,400 (2005) Jurisdiction 60,000 dunams (60 km²) Mayor Zvi Zilker Ashdod (Hebrew: ‎; Arabic: , Isdud), located in the Southern District of Israel towards the south of the Israeli Coastal Plain, is a city of over 200,000 people... Tamra is also an alternative spelling of the female given name Tamara. ... Nahariyya (נהריה; unofficially also spelled Nahariya or Naharia) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... Elad, also spelled Elad (Hebrew: ), is a town in the Center District of Israel. ... Modiin Illit () is an Israeli settlement in Samaria (Northern West Bank). ... In Israel, a local council is a locality similar to a city in structure and way of life, that has not yet achieved a status of a city, which requires a minimum number of residents, among other things. ...

Cities with a large immigrant population

Following is a list of cities with a large immigrant population. Immigrants are considered those who arrived in Israel after 1990. Most came from the former Soviet Union, although a considerable number came from Ethiopia and Argentina. This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Name Population Immigrants since 1990 %
Nazareth Illit 43,900 20,300 46.2
Arad 23,500 10,100 43.0
Ariel 16,400 7,000 42.7
Or Akiva 15,800 6,700 42.4
Karmiel 43,500 16,900 38.9
Sderot 20,000 7,400 37.0
Ma'alot-Tarshiha 21,000 7,700 36.7
Kiryat Yam 38,000 13,900 36.6
Ashdod 196,900 69,600 35.4
Ashkelon 105,100 36,100 34.4
Bat Yam 130,400 42,800 32.8
Kiryat Gat 47,800 15,300 32.0
Nesher 21,200 6,500 30.7
Beersheba 184,500 56,200 30.5
Hadera 75,300 22,200 29.5
Netanya 169,400 46,400 27.4
Haifa 268,300 66,300 24.7
Petah Tikva 176,200 37,200 21.1
Rehovot 101,900 20,200 19.8
Rishon LeZion 217,400 40,200 18.5
Holon 165,800 29,500 17.8
Tel Aviv 371,400 45,500 12.3
Jerusalem 706,400 58,900 8.3

Nazerat Illit (נצרת עילית; sometimes spelled Nazareth Illit) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... Arad may refer to: the following places in the Transylvania Arad, Romania, the main city of Arad County. ... Not to be confused with Aerial or Arial. ... Or Aqiva (אור עקיבא; unofficially also spelled Or Akiva) is a city in the Haifa District in Israel. ... Karmiel Karmiel is a city in northern Israel. ... Sederot (Hebrew: (help·info); unofficially also spelled Sderot) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... Maalot-Tarshiha (Standard Hebrew: מַעֲלוֹת-תַּרְשִׁיחָא, ; Arabic: معالوت ترشيحا, ) is a twin city in the North District in Israel, some 20 km east of Nahariya. ... Kiryat Yam (; Hebrew: ‎) is a small city/suburb in Israel, located 12km north of Haifa in the Haifa District (its name is literally Sea Suburb). It is part of a cluster of small cities informally known as HaQerayot. ... Hebrew Founded in 1956 Government City (from 1968) District South Population 204,400 (2005) Jurisdiction 60,000 dunams (60 km²) Mayor Zvi Zilker Ashdod (Hebrew: ‎; Arabic: , Isdud), located in the Southern District of Israel towards the south of the Israeli Coastal Plain, is a city of over 200,000 people... Hebrew אַשְׁקְלוֹן (Standard) AÅ¡qÉ™lon Arabic عسقلان Founded in 1951 Government City Also Spelled Ashqelon (officially) District South Population 105,100 (2004) Jurisdiction 55,000 dunams (55 km²) Mayor Roni Mahatzri Ashkelon (Hebrew: ‎; Tiberian Hebrew ʾAÅ¡qÉ™lôn; Arabic: ‎  ; Latin: Ascalon) is a city in the western Negev, in the... Hebrew בת ים Name Meaning Daughter of the sea Founded in 1926 Government City (from 1958) District Tel Aviv Population 130,400 (2004) Jurisdiction 8,000 dunams (8 km²) Mayor Shlomo Lahiani Beach of Bat-Yam Bat Yam (Hebrew: ) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just south of... Qiryat Gat (קרית גת; unofficially also spelled Kiryat Gat) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... Nesher (נשר) is a city in the Haifa District in Israel. ... Hebrew   (Standard) Bəʼer ŠévaÊ» Arabic بِئْرْ اَلْسَبْعْ ( ) Name Meaning Well of the Oath(see also) Government City Also Spelled Beer Sheva (officially) District South Population 185,500 (Metro 531,000) (2005) Jurisdiction 54,000 dunams (54 km²) Mayor Yaacov Turner Beersheba (Hebrew romanization Beer Sheva), the largest city in the... Haderas Great Synagogue Hadera (Hebrew: חדרה) is a city in the Haifa District between Tel Aviv and Haifa in Israel. ... Early morning in Netanya, Israel Netanya (Hebrew: נְתַנְיָה, Standard Hebrew NÉ™tanya) is a city in the Center District of Israel and is the capital of the Sharon plain. ... Hebrew חֵיפָה Arabic حَيْفَا Founded in 3rd century CE Government City District Haifa Population 267,000 1,039,000 (metropolitan area) Jurisdiction 63,666 dunams (63. ... The Coat of Arms of Petah-Tikva Petah-Tikva (Hebrew פֶּתַח-תִּקְוָה opening of hope, Standard Hebrew Pétaḥ-Tiqva, also transliterated as Petach Tikva, Petah Tikvah, Petach Tikvah, Petaḥ Tiqwa or Petach Tiqwa) and nicknamed as Mother of Cities, is a city in the west of the Center District of Israel... Rehovot (Hebrew רְחוֹבוֹת ) is a city in the Center District of Israel, about 20 km south of Tel Aviv. ... Rishon Le Zion in 2002 Rishon LeZion, or Rishon LeZiyyon (ראשון לציון) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, in the Center District of Israel, just south of Tel Aviv, and part of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area (Gush... The Yanshul, half-cat half-owl, the symbol of Holons Childrens Museum. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ...

See also

Israel is located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. ... Map of the districts of Israel Population density by geographic region, sub-district and district (thicker border indicates higher tier). ... The list of Arab localities in Israel includes all mostly Arab populated towns in the State of Israel. ... Note: Some of the external links are in Hebrew. ... Map of the West Bank Map of Gaza Strip This is a list of cities and towns in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the two territories that make up the Palestinian territories. ...

References

  1. ^ Inventory of World Cities Globalization and World Cities Study Group & Network
  2. ^ a b CBS 2004 estimate ((Hebrew) & (English)). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved on 2007-06-19.
  3. ^ a b c d CBS 2006 estimate ((Hebrew) & (English)). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved on 2007-06-19.
  4. ^ 2004 local government profile ((Hebrew)). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved on 2007-08-17.
  5. ^ CBS spelling: Akko
  6. ^ CBS spelling: Ari'el
  7. ^ a b c Israel has not applied its sovereignty in this area, used to administrate Israeli settlements in the West Bank, with which it is roughly contiguous.
  8. ^ CBS spelling: Ashqelon
  9. ^ CBS spelling: Be'er Sheva
  10. ^ CBS spelling: Bet She'an
  11. ^ CBS spelling: Bet Shemesh
  12. ^ CBS spelling: Bene Beraq
  13. ^ CBS spelling: Ir Karmel
  14. ^ CBS spelling: Elat
  15. ^ CBS spelling: Herzliyya
  16. ^ CBS spelling: Karmi'el
  17. ^ CBS spelling: Kefar Sava
  18. ^ CBS spelling: Qiryat Atta
  19. ^ CBS spelling: Qiryat Bialik
  20. ^ CBS spelling: Qiryat Gat
  21. ^ CBS spelling: Qiryat Mal'akhi
  22. ^ CBS spelling: Qiryat Motzkin
  23. ^ CBS spelling: Qiryat Ono
  24. ^ CBS spelling: Qiryat Shemona
  25. ^ CBS spelling: Qiryat Yam
  26. ^ CBS spelling: Migdal HaEmeq
  27. ^ CBS spelling: Modi'in-Makkabbim-Re'ut
  28. ^ CBS spelling: Nahariyya
  29. ^ CBS spelling: Nazerat Illit
  30. ^ CBS spelling: Nes Ziyyona
  31. ^ CBS spelling: Ofaqim
  32. ^ CBS spelling: Or Aqiva
  33. ^ CBS spelling: Petah Tiqwa
  34. ^ CBS spelling: Rishon LeZiyyon
  35. ^ CBS spelling: Zefat
  36. ^ CBS spelling: Sederot
  37. ^ CBS spelling: Shefar'am
  38. ^ CBS spelling: Tel Aviv-Yafo
  39. ^ CBS spelling: Tirat Karmel
  40. ^ a b CBS 2000 Estimate ((Hebrew) & (English)). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved on 2007-06-19.

Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (הלשכה המרכזית לסטטיסטיקה) is a state organization for the creation and maintenance of numeric data related to populations vis-à-vis the ethnic makeup of Israel and its cities. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (הלשכה המרכזית לסטטיסטיקה) is a state organization for the creation and maintenance of numeric data related to populations vis-à-vis the ethnic makeup of Israel and its cities. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (הלשכה המרכזית לסטטיסטיקה) is a state organization for the creation and maintenance of numeric data related to populations vis-à-vis the ethnic makeup of Israel and its cities. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Israeli settlement. ... Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (הלשכה המרכזית לסטטיסטיקה) is a state organization for the creation and maintenance of numeric data related to populations vis-à-vis the ethnic makeup of Israel and its cities. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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