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Kiryat Tiv'on
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu קִרְיַת טִבְעוֹן
 • ISO 259 Qiryat Ṭibˁon
 • An aw spelt Qiryat Tiv'on (official)
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Kiryat Tiv'on is located in Israel
Kiryat Tiv'on
Kiryat Tiv'on
Coordinates: 32°43′26″N 35°7′38″E / 32.72389°N 35.12722°E / 32.72389; 35.12722Coordinates: 32°43′26″N 35°7′38″E / 32.72389°N 35.12722°E / 32.72389; 35.12722
Destrict Haifa
Government
 • Type Local cooncil (frae 1958)
 • Heid o Municipality David Ariely
Area
 • Total 8,419 dunams (8.419 km2 or 3.251 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 16,600

Kiryat Tiv'on (Ebreu: קִרְיַת טִבְעוֹן‎‎, an aw Qiryat Tiv'on) is a toun in the Haifa Destrict o Israel, in the hills atween the Zvulun an Jezreel valleys. Kiryat Tiv'on is situated 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) sootheast o Haifa, on the main road tae Nazareth. On the ootskirts o Tiv'on is a Bedouin tounship cried Basmat Tab'un. Kiryat Tivon haes a population o 16,000.[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

View o Kiryat Tivon frae Beit She'arim Naitional Pairk

Kiryat Tiv'on wis established in 1958, mergin three smawer dounsets: Tiv'on (foondit in 1947), Kiryat Amal (foondit in 1937) an Elro'i (foondit in 1935). Kiryat Haroshet, foondit bi a rabbi frae Jablona, Poland who settled thare wi his follaeers in 1935, became pairt o Kiryat Tiv'on in 1979.

Tiv'on wis built on laund awned bi a Breetish Jewish couple who bocht the laund in early 1945. It wis later developit bi the Jewish National Fund based on an urban plan drawn up bi Alexander Klein, a Roushie Jewish airchitect who wis commissioned bi the Jewish National Fund.[3]

The seembol o Kiryat Tiv'on is the cyclamen, a flouer that grows atween the rocks, reflectin the toun's appreciation o natur an its efforts tae preserve the landscape an safeguard the environment.[2]

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The toun is best kent for the naitional pairk, Beit She'arim, which borders it on the soothwast. Beit Shearim wis an important Jewish spiritual centre an necropolis durin the Roman period, an wis ance the seat o the Sanhedrin.

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Institutions o heicher learnin in Kiryat Tivon include Oranim Academic College[4] an Galilee College.[5] The Ramat Hadassah youth veelage is locatit on the ootskirts o Kiryat Tivon.[6]

Galilee College, establisht in 1987, haes internaitional students frae 140 kintras, maistly in the developin warld. It affers management an trainin courses for Palestinian offeecials an institutions an aw. Some 1,200 pairticipants frae mair than 90 Palestinian govrenmental an nan-govrenmental offices hae attendit programs at the college an aw. [7]

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