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Azor

  • אָזוֹר
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259ʔazor
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Coordinates: 32°1′20.03″N 34°48′40.47″E / 32.0222306°N 34.8112417°E / 32.0222306; 34.8112417Coordinates: 32°1′20.03″N 34°48′40.47″E / 32.0222306°N 34.8112417°E / 32.0222306; 34.8112417
Destrict Tel Aviv
Foondit1948
Govrenment
 • TeepLocal cooncil (frae 1951)
 • Head of MunicipalityArie Pechter
Area
 • Total2.415 km2 (597 acres)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total10,200
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Websitewww.azor.muni.il
Location o Azor in the Tel Aviv Destrict

Azor (Ebreu: אָזוֹר‬) (also Azur) is a sma toun (local cooncil) in the Tel Aviv Destrict o Israel, on the auld Jaffa-Jerusalem road sootheast o Tel Aviv. Established in 1948, Azor wis grantit local cooncil status in 1951. It wis named for the auncient ceety o Azur (lit. michty, heroic), preserved in the name o the Arab veelage o Yazur.[2] In 2006, it haed a population o 10,200 an a jurisdiction o 2,415 dunams (~2.4 km²).[3]

Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 1,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 31 December 2007. Archived (PDF) frae the original on 14 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 17 Apryle 2008. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. Azur, Israel
  3. "Local Authorities in Israel 2005, Publication #1295 - Municipality Profiles - Azor" (PDF) (in Hebrew). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 Apryle 2008.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. Don't mess around with me, Haaretz