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Central District (Israel)

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Cities  18
Regional Councils  12
Area  1,293 km²
Capital  Ramla
Local Councils  22
ISO 3166 code  IL-M
Population  2.024 million (2014)
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Colleges and Universities  Open University of Israel
Clubs and Teams  Maccabi Netanya F.C.
Points of interest  Superland, Israeli Children's Museum, Nahal Alexander, Design Museum Holon, Ariel Sharon Park
Destinations  Netanya, Azor, Holon, Modi'in‑Maccabim‑Re'ut, Rehovot

The Central District (Hebrew: מְחוֹז הַמֶּרְכָּז‎, Meḥoz haMerkaz, Arabic: المنطقة الوسطى‎‎) of Israel is one of six administrative districts, including most of the Sharon region. It is further divided into 4 sub-districts: Petah Tikva, Ramla, Sharon, and Rehovot. The district's largest city is Rishon LeZion. Its population as of 2014 was 2,024,500. According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, 88% of the population is Jewish, 8.2% is Arab, and 4% are not classified, and are mostly former Soviet Union immigrants of partially Jewish heritage or family relationship.

Contents

Map of Center District, Israel

Economy

El Al maintains its corporate headquarters on the grounds of Ben Gurion Airport and in the Central District.

References

Central District (Israel) Wikipedia


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