Tzur Yitzhak

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Tzur Yitzhak
צוּר יִצְחָק
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Tzur Yitzhak is located in Central Israel
Tzur Yitzhak
Tzur Yitzhak
Coordinates: 32°14′27.77″N 34°59′50.56″E / 32.2410472°N 34.9973778°E / 32.2410472; 34.9973778Coordinates: 32°14′27.77″N 34°59′50.56″E / 32.2410472°N 34.9973778°E / 32.2410472; 34.9973778
District Central
Council Drom HaSharon
Founded 2007
Population (2016)[1] 4,935

Tzur Yitzhak (Hebrew: צוּר יִצְחָק‬, lit. Rock of Yitzhak) is a community settlement in central Israel. Located near Tzur Natan and Kokhav Ya'ir, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 4,935.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in June 2007 and named after former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. It initially consisted of around 140 residential units in two different projects. There are plans for a total of around 2,650 dwellings in the settlement Its proximity to Highway 6 (Israel) and attractive real estate prices assisted in its rapid growth.

On 8 September 2012 Tzur Yitzhak was officially recognized as an independent locality with its own council, composed of 12 members.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017.