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Ramat HaSharon
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu רָמַת הַשָּׁרוֹן
 • ISO 259 Ramat ha Šaron
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic رمات هشارون
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Ramat HaSharon is located in Israel
Ramat HaSharon
Ramat HaSharon
Coordinates: 32°09′N 34°50′E / 32.150°N 34.833°E / 32.150; 34.833
Destrict Tel Aviv
Foondit 1923
Government
 • Type Ceety
 • Heid o Municipality Yitzhak Rochberger
Area
 • Total 16,792 dunams (16.792 km2 or 6.483 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 40,600
Name meaning Sharon Hicht
Website official website (Ebreu)
Location o Ramat HaSharon in the Tel Aviv Destrict
The Yad LaBanim (Memorial for the Sons) structure in Ramat HaSharon. It's a memorial for the fallen sodgers frae the ceety, an an aa hooses the ceety library.

Ramat HaSharon (Ebreu: רָמַת הַשָּׁרוֹן‎‎, lit. Height o the Sharon) is a ceety locatit on Israel's central coastal strip in the sooth o the Sharon region, borderin Tel Aviv tae the sooth an Herzliya an Kibbutz Glil Yam tae the north. It is pairt o the Tel Aviv Destrict, athin Gush Dan metropolitan aurie. The ceety haes a population o 38,500.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ramat HaSharon wis established in 1923 as Ir Shalom (Ebreu: עִיר שָׁלוֹם‎‎, lit. Ceety o Peace), a moshava, bi group o immigrants frae Poland.[2] They initially purchased 2000 dunam (or 500 acres) frae the locals for 5 Egyptian pounds per dunam. In the 1931 census, the veelage's population stood at 312.[3] Ramat HaSharon wis mainly a farmin community frae 1923 tae the 1960s, kent for its strawberry fields an citrus groves. In 1932, the ceety wis renamed Kfar Ramat HaSharon (Sharon Height Veelage), wi the "Kfar" being offeecially dropped several years later. In 1950, Ramat HaSharon's population numbered aboot 900 residents, primarily involved in agricultur. The rapid population growth in the 1960s an 70's led tae construction o mony new roadways, new schools, an pairks.

Several distinct neighborhuid evolved in the 1970s, includin Morasha on the soothren edge, ane wi mony military an air force personnel in the eastren edge, an mony successful professionals moved here. Ramat HaSharon became heichlie desirable place tae live in the 1980s as a vera safe, containin mony gardens an wide boulevards, an attractin mony upper middle class suburban families.

Ramat HaSharon is an aa hame tae Israel Military Industries, the manufacturer o weapons an sma airms for the Israel Defense Forces an the warld mercat.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The majority o the biggins in Ramat HaSharon are residential, wi single family lots for families o hie income, although the number o multiple family dwellins is growin. There is ane neighborhuid, a relic o the immigration waves o the 1950s, which is lawer income.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Elementary Schools[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Ussishkin elementary school
  • Hadar elementary school
  • Amirim elementary school
  • Oranim elementary school
  • Golan elementary school
  • Kiryat Ye'arim elementary school

Middle schools[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Kelman Middle Middle
  • Alumim Middle Middle School

Hie schools[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Yigal Alon Hie School
  • Rotberg Hie School

Heicher education[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • HaMidrasha – Airt Teachers Trainin College
  • Rimon School o Jazz an Contemporary Muisic

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ramat HaSharon is hame tae the Israel Tennis Center, foondit in 1975, which hosts an organizes internaitional, naitional an regional tennis tournaments. Alang wi tennis facilities, which include 24 illuminatit courts, an staunds which seat up tae 4,500 spectators, the central management o the organization, which manages 13 ither tennis centers aroond the kintra, is locatit in the toun. It an aa is hame tae Canada Stadium, whaur maist Davis Cup an ither significant Israeli matches hae been played syne the mid-1970s.

The ceety's women basketbaw team, Electra Ramat HaSharon, is ane o the leadin teams in the Israeli league an a umwhile European champion.

The ceety's fitbaa team, Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon, play in Liga Leumit, the seicont tier o Israeli fitbaa.

The ceety's leadin junior hie "Alumim" haes wan mony trophies in sports, especially for achievements in track an field.

Canada Stadium

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sculptures bi Dudu Gerstein on display on Weizmann boulevard

Ramat HaSharon is twinned wi:

Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

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. 2009-09-30. Retrieved 2010-07-25. 
  2. HaReuveni, Immanuel (1999). Lexicon of the Land of Israel. Miskal – Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books. ISBN 965-448-413-7.  (Ebreu)
  3. Vilnai, Ze'ev (1980). "Ramat HaSharon". Ariel Encyclopedia. Volume 7. Tel Aviv, Israel: Am Oved. p. 7582.  (Ebreu)
  4. "Ramat HaSharon (Israel)". Georgsmarienhütte Municipality. Retrieved 2007-12-17. [deid airtin] (German)
  5. "Dunkirk International". Archived from the original on 2007-11-09. Retrieved 2007-12-17.  (French)
  6. http://www.t.co.il/Business/Card-319492.html
  7. http://www.inn.co.il/News/News.aspx/198396
  8. http://www.kan-naim.co.il/naim.asp?cid=636
  9. Rice, Oren; Shalev, Oded (October 17, 2001). ""We Lost a Great Person, a Friend, a Commander and Warrior"". Ynet. Retrieved 2010-07-25.  (Ebreu)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 32°09′N 34°50′E / 32.150°N 34.833°E / 32.150; 34.833

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