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Azor

  • אָזוֹר
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259ʔazor
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Azor is locatit in Israel
Azor
Azor
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
DestrictTemplate:Kintra data Tel Aviv Destrict
Foondit1948
Govrenment
 • TeepLocal cooncil (frae 1951)
 • Head of MunicipalityArie Pechter
Area
 • Total2.415 km2 (597 acres)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Tot10,200
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Wabsteidwww.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. 2007-12-31. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on 14 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-17. 
  2. Azur, Israel
  3. "Local Authorities in Israel 2005, Publication #1295 - Municipality Profiles - Azor" (PDF) (in Hebrew). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2008-04-17. 
  4. Don't mess around with me, Haaretz