Zikhron Ya'akov

Zikhron Ya'akov (Ebreu: זִכְרוֹן יַעֲקֹב‬, lit. "Jacob's Memorial"; aften shortened tae juist Zikhron) is a toun in Israel, 35 kilometre (22 mi) sooth o Haifa, an pairt o the Haifa Destrict. It is locatit at the soothren end o the Carmel muntain range overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, near the coastal heich-gate (Heich-gate 2). It wis ane o the first Jewish dounsets o Halutzim in the kintra, foondit in 1882 bi Baron Edmond James de Rothschild an namit in honour o his faither.[2]

Zikhron Ya'akov

  • זִכְרוֹן יַעֲקֹב
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Zikron Yaˁqob
 • An aa spelledZikhron Ya'aqov (offeecial)
Zichron Yaakov (unoffeecial)
HaMeyasdim Street in Zikhron Ya'akov
HaMeyasdim Street in Zikhron Ya'akov
Zikhron Ya'akov is located in Israel
Zikhron Ya'akov
Zikhron Ya'akov
Coordinates: 32°34′15″N 34°57′06″E / 32.57083°N 34.95167°E / 32.57083; 34.95167Coordinates: 32°34′15″N 34°57′06″E / 32.57083°N 34.95167°E / 32.57083; 34.95167
Destrict Haifa
Foondit1882
Govrenment
 • TeepLocal cooncil
 • Head of MunicipalityEli Abutbul
Area
 • Total32.129 km2 (12.405 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total22,532
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Name meaninJacob's Memorial

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ReferencesEedit

  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. "Zichron Yaakov". Retrieved 26 Januar 2008.

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