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Savyon (Ebreu: סַבְיוֹן‎‎) is a local cooncil in the Central Destrict o Israel, borderin the ceeties o Kiryat Ono, Petah Tikva, an Yehud. Ranked 10/10 on the Israeli socio-economic scale, it is ane o the walthiest municipalities in Israel, being baith famous an infamous for it. In December 2009, Savyon haed a population o 3,400.

Savyon wis foondit in 1955 bi Africa Israel Investments for senior immigrants frae Sooth Africae. It took the name of a common wildflower, although the first part of its name (sav) means "grandfaither", which wis appropriate for the residents o the time.[1] The day, Savyon hooses a younger population.

In 2004, the moshav Ganei Yehuda (Ebreu: גַּנֵּי יְהוּדָה‎‎) wis merged intae Savyon.

Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Vilnai, Ze'ev (1978). "Savyon". Ariel Encyclopedia. Volume 5. Israel: Am Oved. pp. 5298–99.  (Ebreu)