Tzur Yitzhak

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Tzur Yitzhak
צוּר יִצְחָק
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Tzur Yitzhak is located in 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 (2015)[1] 4,246

Tzur Yitzhak (Hebrew: צוּר יִצְחָק‎, lit. Rock of Yitzhak) is a communal settlement in central Israel. Located near Tzur Natan and Kokhav Ya'ir, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 4,246.

History[edit]

The village was founded in June 2007 and 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 Yizhak was officially recognized as an independent locality with its own council, composed of 12 members.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.