Tel Aviv District

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Tel Aviv District
Israel District of Israel
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 • Hebrew מָחוֹז תֵּל אָבִיב
 • Arabic منطقة تل أبيب
Tel Aviv District in Israel.svg
Cities 10
Local Councils 2
Regional Councils 0
Capital Tel Aviv
Area
 • Total 186 km2 (72 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 1,388,400
ISO 3166 code IL-TA

The Tel Aviv District (Hebrew: מָחוֹז תֵּל אָבִיב‬; Arabic: منطقة تل أبيب‎) is the smallest and most densely populated of six administrative districts of Israel with a population of 1.35 million residents.[1] It is 99.0% Jewish and 1.0% Arab (0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Christian).[citation needed]

The district contains the vibrant city of Tel Aviv, which is second only to Silicon Valley in terms of its technological development. There are numerous tech firms based in the district.

It is the only one of the six districts not to border either the Israeli region of Judea and Samaria, or an international border, being surrounded on the north, east, and south by the Central District and on the west by the Mediterranean Sea. The population density of Tel Aviv district is 7,258/km2.

The district's capital is Tel Aviv and the metropolitan area created by the Tel Aviv district and its neighboring cities is locally named Gush Dan.

Administrative sub-regions[edit]

Cities Local Councils
Map

List of cities and towns in Tel Aviv district[edit]

Pop Rank Name Population Land Area (Dunams) Founded City Since
1 Tel Aviv 438,818 51,788 1909 1921
2 Holon 190,838 18,927 1940 1950
3 Bnei Brak 188,964 7,343 1924 1950
4 Ramat Gan 153,674 13,229 1921 1950
5 Bat Yam 129,100 8,167 1926 1958
6 Herzliya 93,116 21,850 1924 1960
7 Giv'atayim 58,509 3,246 1922 1959
8 Ramat HaSharon 45,066 16,792 1923 2002
10 Kiryat Ono 38,596 4,112 1939 1992
9 Or Yehuda 36,536 5,141 1949 1988
11 Azor 12,570 2,415 1948
12 Kfar Shmaryahu 1,911 2,665 1937
13 Glil Yam (Hof HaSharon RC) 496 - 1943
14 Mikveh Israel 426 - 1870

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External links[edit]

Media related to Tel Aviv District at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 32°05′N 34°48′E / 32.083°N 34.800°E / 32.083; 34.800