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  • הֶרְצְלִיָּה
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Herçliya
 • Transleet.Hertzliya
 • Forby speltHerzliya (offeecial)
Banner o Herzliya
Official logo of Herzliya
Emblem of Herzliya
Herzliya is located in Israel
Coordinates: 32°09′55″N 34°50′45″E / 32.16528°N 34.84583°E / 32.16528; 34.84583Coordinates: 32°09′55″N 34°50′45″E / 32.16528°N 34.84583°E / 32.16528; 34.84583
Destrict Tel Aviv
 • TeepCeety
 • MayorYael German
 • Total21.585 km2 (8.334 sq mi)
 • Total91,926
 • Density4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Name meaninnamit for Theodor Herzl

Herzliya (Hebrew: הֶרְצְלִיָּה‬) is a city in the central coast o Israel, at the wastren pairt o the Tel Aviv Destrict. In 2015 it haed a population o 91,926. Named efter Theodor Herzl, the foonder o modren Zionism, Herzliya covers ae area o 26 km². At its wastren municipal mairhces is Herzliya Pituah, ane o Israel's maist affluent destricts, hame tae ambassadors, furren diplomats an businessmen.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Herzliya Pituah neighborhuid
Ben-Gurion Street

Herzliya, named efter Theodor Herzl,[2] wis foondit in 1924 as a semi-cooperative farmin community (moshava) wi a mixed population o new immigrants an veteran residents. Efter the establishment o the state in 1948, lairge numbers o immigrants settled there. In 1960, whan the population reached 25,000, Herzliya wis declared a city.[3]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the Israel Central Bureau o Statistics, residents o Herzliya are amang the maist weal in Israel. In 2003–2005, average monthly salaries wur NIS 8,211, or aboot NIS 1,500 abuin average in a survey o Israel's 15 maistmuckle cities. Housomeivver, there is a muckle gap atween the ceety's seiven wirkin class neeburheids, amang them Yad Tisha, Neve Yisrael an Neve Amal, an upscale Herzliya Pituah. The population is aulder nor that o ither cities in the Sharon region: 18% are unner 14 year auld, compared tae a naitional average o 27.5%.[2]

Education an cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Herzliya ensemble concert hall

In a quality o life survey in 2008, Herzliya ranked seicont heichest amang Israel's 15 maistmuckle cities. Investment in education wis heicher than aw ither cities in the survey an mair hie schuil students wur eligible for a bagrut matriculation certificate.[2] The Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center is a private college that affers unnergraduate an graduate degrees in govrenment, business administration, law, computer science an ither academic disciplines.[4]

Herzliya Marina

Israel's mucklest telly an film studio, Herzliya Studios (Ulpanei Herzliya), is locatit in Herzliya. The Herzliya Marina wis built in the 1970s. The city haes a sma airport (code: HRZ), three shopping malls (Arena Mall, Seven Stars Mall an the Outlet), movie theatres, museums, cultural centres an a stadium. In 2008, the Herzliya Cinematheque appent in the dountoun area o the city.[5]

Local govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

In a 2008 survey o 15 Israeli cities, Herzliya ranked seicont in fiscal management. The Herzliya municipality endit 2006 wi a sizeable budget surplus.[2]

Mayors[eedit | eedit soorce]

Auld ceety hall

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

The city haes twa fitbaw clubs, Maccabi Herzliya an Hapoel Herzliya, baith o wha are based at the 7,100-capacity Herzliya Municipal Stadium. Baith teams currently play in Liga Leumit. The Bnei HaSharon basketbaw club plays its gemms in Herzliya an Ra'anana (the club wis formed bi a merger o the Herzliya an Ra'anana teams). Herzliya is ane o the centres o rugby union in Israel.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns - Sister cities[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. a b c d Shemesh, Hen. "Herzliya: For the Young at Heart, Not the Young". Archived frae the original on 16 September 2008. Retrieved 18 October 2008. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  3. "Herzliya". Israel Wonders. GoIsrael.com. Archived frae the original on 9 October 2008. Retrieved 18 October 2008.
  4. "Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya". Retrieved 18 October 2008. (in Ebreu)
  5. "Herzliya gets its very own cinematheque". Jerusalem Post. 20 November 2008. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2009. Retrieved 30 November 2008.
  6. "Banská Bystrica Sister Cities". © 2001-2008. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 23 October 2008.
  7. "Beverly Hills street to honor Herzl". Archived frae the original on 3 Mey 2010. Retrieved 3 Mey 2010.