Kiryat Motzkin (Ebreu: קִרְיַת מוֹצְקִין‬, Arabic: كريات موصقين‎) is a ceety in the Haifa Destrict o Israel, 8 km north o the ceety o Haifa. In 2015 it haed a population o 40,160.[1] The ceety is named efter Leo Motzkin, ane o the organizers o the First Zionist Congress in 1897.

Kiryat Motzkin

  • קִרְיַת מוֹצְקִין
  • كريات موصقين
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Qiryat Móçqin (Motzkin)
 • An aa spelledKiryat Motzkin (unoffeecial)
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Official logo of Kiryat Motzkin
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Coordinates: 32°50′N 35°05′E / 32.833°N 35.083°E / 32.833; 35.083Coordinates: 32°50′N 35°05′E / 32.833°N 35.083°E / 32.833; 35.083
Destrict Haifa
Foondit1934
Govrenment
 • TeepCeety
 • MayorHaim Zuri
Area
 • Total3.778 km2 (1.459 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total40,160
 • Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Websitewww.kiriat-motzkin.muni.il

HistoryEedit

Kiryat Motzkin wis foondit in 1934, on a sandy patch o land atween the railwey tracks an the Haifa-Acre road. [2]

DemographicsEedit

Accordin tae CBS, in 2006 the ethnic makeup o the ceety wis aw Jewish an ither non-Arabs. Thare wur 18,800 males an 20,900 females, wi 25.5% o the population 19 year o age or younger, 15.2% atween 20 an 29, 19.0% atween 30 an 44, 20.1% frae 45 tae 59, 4.5% frae 60 tae 64, an 15.9% 65 year o age or aulder. The population growth rate in 2006 wis -0.1%.[3] The ceety is ranked medium-heich on the socio-economic scale (7 oot o 10)[4]

IncomeEedit

In 2005, thare wur 17,887 salaried wirkers an 978 sel-employed. The mean monthly wage for a salaried wirker wis NIS 6,581, a real chynge o 0.6% ower the course o 2004. Salaried males haed a mean monthly wage o NIS 8,773 (a real chynge o 3.0%) compared tae NIS 4,634 for females (a real chynge o -2.2%). The mean income for sel-employed wis 6,327. 437 fowk received unemployment benefits an 2,157 received an income supplement.

EducationEedit

Thare are 12 schuils an 6,071 students in Kiryat Motzkin, wi 6 elementary schuils (2,724 students) an 6 heich schuils (3,347 students). 58.4% o 12t grade students wur eligible for a matriculation certificate in 2006.

Twin touns - sister ceetiesEedit

Kiryat Motzkin is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. "tacomaculture.org - Sister Cities of Tacoma". Archived frae the original on 9 December 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2011.
  3. "r_irya1" (PDF). Retrieved 8 Julie 2009.
  4. http://www.cbs.gov.il/www/publications/local_authorities2003/pdf/t02.pdf
  5. ""Kiryat Motzkin, Israel" at the Port of Tacoma website". Archived frae the original on 16 Mairch 2006. Retrieved 31 August 2011.

Freemit airtinsEedit