Tira, Israel

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Tira
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu טִירָה
 • ISO 259 Ṭira
 • An aw spelt Tire (official)
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic الطـّيرة
Tira is located in Israel
Tira
Tira
Coordinates: 32°13′56″N 34°56′54″E / 32.23222°N 34.94833°E / 32.23222; 34.94833Coordinates: 32°13′56″N 34°56′54″E / 32.23222°N 34.94833°E / 32.23222; 34.94833
Destrict Center
Government
 • Type Ceety
 • Heid o Municipality Mamoun Abd al-Hay
Area
 • Total 11,894 dunams (11.894 km2 or 4.592 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 22,600
Name meaning The Heich Land

Tira (Arabic: الطـّيرةal-Tira, Ebreu: טִירָה‎‎) is an Arab ceety in the Center Destrict o Israel in Israel. At the end o 2009 the ceety haed a total population o 22,600.[1] It is pairt o the triangle.

Tira's soothren entrance

Tira is close tae Kfar Sava, a lairger Jewish ceety, an is well kent bi its neighbors for its weekly ootdoor mercat, as well as for its Arab cuisine.

Mannequins wi traditional Moslem veils at Tira's Seturday's mercat

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, in 2004 the ethnic makeup o the ceety wis 99.9% Muslim Arabs (see an aa: Population groups in Israel).

Accordin tae CBS, in 2001 there wur 9,600 males an 9,300 females. The population o the ceety wis spread oot wi 47.4% 19 years o age or younger, 16.2% atween 20 an 29, 19.9% atween 30 an 44, 10.8% frae 45 tae 59, 1.8% frae 60 tae 64, an 3.8% 65 years o age or aulder. The population growth rate in 2001 wis 2.8%.

In 2004, 41.3% o the population wis 17 years or younger, 54.5% wur atween 18 an 64 years o age, an 4.2% wur aged 65 an abuin.

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, as o 2000, in the ceety there wur 3,654 salaried wirkers an 953 are sel-employed. The mean monthly wage in 2000 for a salaried wirker in the ceety is ILS 3,767, a real chynge o 2.4% ower the course o 2000. Salaried males hae a mean monthly wage o ILS 4,494 (a real chynge o 6.1%) versus ILS 2,319 for females (a real chynge o -13.0%). The mean income for the sel-employed is 4,289. There are 69 fowk who receive unemployment benefits an 1,183 fowk who receive an income guarantee.

In 2004, 41.9% o the population wis pairt o the wirkforce.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, there are 10 schuils an 4,735 students in the ceety. They are spread oot as 7 elementary schuils an 2,896 elementary schuil students, an 3 heich schuils an 1,839 heich schuil students. 64.8% o 12t grade students wur entitled tae a matriculation certificate in 2001.

In 2004, 6.5% o the population haed 0 years o education, 17.1% haed up tae 8 years, 55% haed 9 tae 12 years, 11.8% haed 13–15 years, an 9.7% haed 16 or mair years o education. 10% haed an academic degree.

Tira's Schuils[eedit | eedit soorce]

1- Al-Zahraa. 2-Al-Najah. 3- Al-G'azali. 4-Al-Majd. 5-Al-Aomareya. 6-Junior High A. 7-Junior High B. 8-Amal 1- Ibrahim Qsaem High School. 9-Technological High School. 10-Tira's Science High School

Junior High A

  • Mony Heich school students frae Tira Study at Heich schuils oot o Tira.

Twinned Ceety[eedit | eedit soorce]

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