Zikhron Ya'akov

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Zikhron Ya'akov
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu זִכְרוֹן יַעֲקֹב
 • ISO 259 Zikron Yaˁqob
 • An aw spelt Zikhron Ya'aqov (official)
Zichron Yaakov (unoffeecial)
HaMeyasdim Street in Zikhron Ya'akov

Emblem of Zikhron Ya'akov
Zikhron Ya'akov is located in Israel
Zikhron Ya'akov
Zikhron Ya'akov
Coordinates: 32°34′15″N 34°57′06″E / 32.57083°N 34.95167°E / 32.57083; 34.95167
Destrict Haifa
Foondit 1882
Government
 • Type Local cooncil
 • Heid o Municipality Eli Abutbul
Area
 • Total 32,129 dunams (32.129 km2 or 12.405 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 18,719
Name meaning Jacob's Memorial

Zikhron Ya'akov (Ebreu: זִכְרוֹן יַעֲקֹב‎‎, lit. "Jacob's Memorial"; aften shortened tae juist Zikhron) is a toun in Israel, 35 kilometres (22 mi) sooth o Haifa, an pairt o the Haifa Destrict. It is locatit at the soothren end o the Carmel muntain range overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, near the coastal heich-gate (Heich-gate 2). It wis ane o the first Jewish dounsets o Halutzim in the kintra, foondit in 1882 by Baron Edmond James de Rothschild an namit in honor o his faither.[1]

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  1. "Zichron Yaakov". Retrieved 2008-01-26. 

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