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Azor
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu אָזוֹר
 • ISO 259 ʔazor

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Azor is located in Israel
Azor
Azor
Coordinates: 32°1′20.03″N 34°48′40.47″E / 32.0222306°N 34.8112417°E / 32.0222306; 34.8112417Coordinates: 32°1′20.03″N 34°48′40.47″E / 32.0222306°N 34.8112417°E / 32.0222306; 34.8112417
Destrict Tel Aviv
Foondit 1948
Government
 • Type Local cooncil (frae 1951)
 • Heid o Municipality Arie Pechter
Area
 • Total 2,415 dunams (2.415 km2 or 597 acres)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 10,200
Website www.azor.muni.il
Location o Azor in the Tel Aviv Destrict

Azor (Ebreu: אָזוֹר‎‎) (also Azur) is a sma toun (local cooncil) in the Tel Aviv Destrict o Israel, on the auld Jaffa-Jerusalem road sootheast o Tel Aviv. Established in 1948, Azor wis grantit local cooncil status in 1951. It wis named for the auncient ceety o Azur (lit. michty, heroic), preserved in the name o the Arab veelage o Yazur.[2] In 2006, it haed a population o 10,200 an a jurisdiction o 2,415 dunams (~2.4 km²).[3]

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