Tirat Carmel

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Tirat Carmel
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu טִירַת כַּרְמֶל
 • ISO 259 Ṭirat Karmell
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic طيرة الكرمل

Coat of arms of Tirat Karmel
Tirat Carmel is located in Israel
Tirat Carmel
Tirat Carmel
Coordinates: 32°46′N 34°58′E / 32.767°N 34.967°E / 32.767; 34.967
Destrict Haifa
Government
 • Type Ceety
Area
 • Total 5,601 dunams (5.601 km2 or 2.163 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 18,700

Tirat Carmel (Ebreu: טִירַת כַּרְמֶל‎‎), or Tirat HaCarmel, is a ceety in the Haifa Destrict in Israel. Accordin tae the Israel Central Bureau o Statistics (CBS), at the end o 2007 the ceety haed a total population o 18,700.[1]

Throughoot the ages, the steid o the modren ceety wis controlled bi mony fowk, includin the Romans, the Ottoman an the Breetish. The modren ceety wis established on the steid o the Arab veelage o al-Tira.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

See an aw Al-Tira, Haifa

Street in Tirat Carmel

Tirat Carmel is built on the ruins o the toun o al-Tira. Crusaders cried it St Yohan de Tire.[2] It wis ruled bi the Ottomans in late medieval an Renaissance times an wis an agricultural aurie wi wheat an goats an ither ferms.[3] While conscription in the late 1800s harmed the toun, it recovered, an bi 1945 wis a agricultur Muslim community wi a Christian minority. The toun wis kent for production o olives an almonds.

The veelage wis a victim o fechtin atween Jews an Arabs in Israel, being attacked in 1948, an wis destroyed in the battle. Jewish settlers established the toun that exists the day.

The toun o Tirat Carmel wis offeecially declared a ceety in 1992.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, in 2001 the ethnic makeup o the ceety wis 99.6% Jewish an ither non-Arab, wi nae significant Arab population. There are 87 immigrant settlers. See Population groups in Israel.

Accordin tae CBS, in 2001 there wur 9,200 males an 9,300 females. The population o the ceety wis spread oot wi 31.2% 19 years o age or younger, 16.7% atween 20 an 29, 19.4% atween 30 an 44, 17.8% frae 45 tae 59, 4.1% frae 60 tae 64, an 10.9% 65 years o age or aulder. The population growth rate in 2001 wis 0.8%.

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, as o 2000, in the ceety there wur 6,068 salaried wirkers an 411 are sel-employed. The mean monthly wage in 2000 for a salaried wirker in the ceety is ILS 4,428, a real chynge o 6.6% ower the course o 2000. Salaried males hae a mean monthly wage o ILS 5,621 (a real chynge o 4.3%) versus ILS 3,211 for females (a real chynge o 9.0%). The mean income for the sel-employed is 4,818. There are 450 fowk who receive unemployment benefits an 1,891 fowk who receive an income guarantee.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, there are 9 schuils an 3,049 students in the ceety. They are spread oot as 6 elementary schuils an 1,681 elementary schuil students, an 6 heich schuils an 1,368 heich schuil students. 59.8% o 12t grade students wur entitled tae a matriculation certificate in 2001.

Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Israeli local celebrities who grew up in Tirat Carmel include Soccer player Reuven Atar, comedian Shalom Asayag, professional dancer an sangster Kfir Danieli an the fashion photographer gabriel hundiashvili. Tirat Carmel's maist famous sons are probably Amos Grunebaum an Gene Simmons.

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Coordinates: 32°46′N 34°58′E / 32.767°N 34.967°E / 32.767; 34.967