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Netanya
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu נְתַנְיָה
 • ISO 259 Ntanya
Sooth Netanya frae the Poleg neebourheid

Emblem of Netanya
Netanya is located in Israel
Netanya
Netanya
Location athin Israel
Coordinates: 32°20′0″N 34°51′0″E / 32.33333°N 34.85000°E / 32.33333; 34.85000Coordinates: 32°20′0″N 34°51′0″E / 32.33333°N 34.85000°E / 32.33333; 34.85000
Destrict Center
Foondit Februar 18, 1929
Government
 • Type Ceety
 • Heid o Municipality Miriam Feirberg Ikar
Area
 • Total 28,455 dunams (28.455 km2 or 10.987 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 183,200
Name meaning Wha God Gave

Netanya (Ebreu: נְתַנְיָה‎) is a ceety in the Northren Centre District o Israel an is the caipital o the surroondin Sharon plain. It is locatit 30 km north o Tel Aviv, an 56 km sooth o Haifa atween the 'Poleg' stream an Wingate Institute in the sooth an the 'Avichail' stream in the north. Its 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) o beaches hae made the ceety a vera popular tourist resort. Today the ceety hooses a notably lairge population o Inglis-speakin immigrants frae the Unitit Kinrick, USA, an Canadae. Accordin tae the Israel Central Bureau o Statistics (CBS), at the end o 2009 the ceety haed a tot population o 183,200.[1] An additional 150,000 fowk live in the local an regional councils athin 10 kilometres frae Netanya which serves as a regional centre for them. The ceety mayor is Miriam Feirberg. The ceety is expectit tae reach a population o 350,000 bi 2020.

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Netanya is twinned wi:[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Table 3 – Population of Localities Numbering Above 2,000 Residents and Other Rural Population". Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. June 30, 2010. Retrieved October 30, 2010. 
  2. "Twin Cities". City of Netanya. Retrieved July 19, 2010. 
  3. "List of Twin Towns in the Ruhr District". 
  4. "Nowy Sącz – Partner Cities". © 2008–2009 Urząd Miasta Nowego Sącza, Rynek 1, 33–300 Nowy Sącz. Retrieved August 3, 2009.