|• Ebreu||רָמַת הַשָּׁרוֹן|
|• ISO 259||Ramat ha Šaron|
|• Arabic||رمات هشارون|
|• Heid o Municipality||Yitzhak Rochberger|
|• Total||16,792 dunams (16.792 km2 or 6.483 sq mi)|
|Name meaning||Sharon Hicht|
|Website||official website (Ebreu)|
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.
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Ramat HaSharon wis established in 1923 as Ir Shalom (Ebreu: עִיר שָׁלוֹם, lit. Ceety o Peace), a moshava, bi group o immigrants frae Poland. 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. 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.
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.
- Ussishkin elementary school
- Hadar elementary school
- Amirim elementary school
- Oranim elementary school
- Golan elementary school
- Kiryat Ye'arim elementary school
- Kelman Middle Middle
- Alumim Middle Middle School
- Yigal Alon Hie School
- Rotberg Hie School
- HaMidrasha – Airt Teachers Trainin College
- Rimon School o Jazz an Contemporary Muisic
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 leadin junior hie "Alumim" haes wan mony trophies in sports, especially for achievements in track an field.
Ramat HaSharon is twinned wi:
- Tallahassee, Florida
- Georgsmarienhütte, Germany
- Dunkirk, Fraunce
- Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Fraunce
- Shay Doron, WNBA basketbaw guard (New York Liberty)
- Dudu Dotan
- Dubi Gal
- Yehoram Gaon
- Gidi Gov
- Ezer Weizman
- Haim Bar-Lev
- Haim Ramon
- Mike Burstyn
- Zvicka Piek
- Chava Alberstein
- Rami Kleinstein
- Haim Moshe
- Dudu Topaz
- Danny Rupp
- Eli Yatzpan
- Rehavam Zeevi
- Naor Zion
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- Vilnai, Ze'ev (1980). "Ramat HaSharon". Ariel Encyclopedia. Volume 7. Tel Aviv, Israel: Am Oved. p. 7582. (Ebreu)
- "Ramat HaSharon (Israel)". Georgsmarienhütte Municipality. Retrieved 2007-12-17.[deid airtin] (German)
- "Dunkirk International". Archived from the original on 2007-11-09. Retrieved 2007-12-17. (French)
- Rice, Oren; Shalev, Oded (October 17, 2001). ""We Lost a Great Person, a Friend, a Commander and Warrior"". Ynet. Retrieved 2010-07-25. (Ebreu)
- Ramat HaSharon Municipality (Ebreu)