The Central Destrict (Ebreu: מחוז המרכז, Meḥoz haMerkaz) o Israel is ane o sax admeenistrative destricts, includin maist o the Sharon region. The destrict caipital is Ramla. It is further dividit intae 4 sub-destricts: Petah Tikva, Ramla, Sharon an Rehovot. The destrict's lairgest ceety is Rishon LeZion. Its population as o 2008 wis 1,730,500. Accordin tae the Israeli Central Beurau o statistics 88% o the population is Jewish, 8.2% is Arab, an 4% are no classifee'd, an are maistly umwhile Soviet Union immigrants o pairtially Jewish heritage or family relationship.