Kiryat Malakhi

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Kiryat Mal'akhi

  • קִרְיַת מַלְאָכִי
  • قرية ملأكي
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Qiryat Malˀaki
 • An aa spelledQiryat Mal'akhi (offeecial)
Kiryat Malachi (unoffeecial)
Kiryat Mal'achi.jpg
Offeecial logo o Kiryat Mal'akhi
Emblem o Kiryat Malakhi
Kiryat Mal'akhi is locatit in Israel
Kiryat Mal'akhi
Kiryat Mal'akhi
Coordinates: 31°44′N 34°44′E / 31.733°N 34.733°E / 31.733; 34.733Coordinates: 31°44′N 34°44′E / 31.733°N 34.733°E / 31.733; 34.733
 • TeepCeety (frae 1998)
 • MayorEliyahu Zohar
 • Total4.632 km2 (1.788 sq mi)
 • Tot21,551
 • Density4,700/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Name meaninCeety o Angels

Kiryat Malakhi (Ebreu: קִרְיַת מַלְאָכִי‬, an aa Qiryat Malakhi or Kiryat Malachi) is a ceety cooncil-govrened municipality in Israel's Soothren Destrict, 17 kilometres (11 mi) frae Ashkelon. In 2015 it haed a population o 21,551. Its jurisdiction is 4,632 dunams (~4.6 km²). Moshe Katsav, the aicht Preses o Israel, wis a past mayor o Kiryat Malakhi.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kiryat Malakhi, literally "Ceety o Angels", wis established in 1951 as a ma'abara, or tent ceety, tae hoose the masses o Jewish immigrants who arrived durin the early days o the state, mony o them pairt o the Jewish exodus frae Arab lands. The name wis chosen tae honor the Jewish community o Los Angeles, Californie, which contributit hintle o the fundin for its establishment.[2] It later became ane o several development touns in the Negev.

Moshe Katsav wis electit mayor in 1969 at the age o 24. His younger brither, Lior Katsav, wis an aa mayor o Kiryat Malakhi, whilst Yosef Vanunu held the post frae 1981 till the 1990s. The current mayor is Motti Malka.[3]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The arrival o new immigrants frae the umwhile Soviet Union an frae Ethiopie in recent years haes increased the population o Kiryat Malakhi bi 40 percent. Some 22,000 fowk nou live in the ceety.[4]

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS figures for 2000, there wur 5,692 salaried wirkers an 458 sel-employed fowk in Kiryat Malakhi. The mean monthly wage for a salaried wirker wis 3,513 shekels, a real chynge o -3.4% ower the course o 2000. Salaried men earned an average o 4,558 shekels (a real chynge o -3.1%) compared tae 2,405 shekels for females (a real chynge o -4.9%). The mean income for the sel-employed wis 5,471. There wur 472 fowk receivin unemployment benefits an 3,301 fowk eligible for income supplements.

There is a 1000 seatit fitbaa stadium named "Teddy Arena". The club Maccabi Kiryat Malakhi plays there.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kiryat Malakhi's main transportation hub is Malakhi Junction (an aa kent as Qastina, efter the pre-state Arab veelage that wis locatit here).

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, there are 15 schuils an 4,909 students in the ceety. They are spread oot as 10 elementary schuils an 2,867 elementary schuil students, an 9 heich schuils an 2,042 heich schuil students. 47.9% o 12t grade students wur entitled tae a matriculation certificate in 2001.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns - sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kiryat Malakhi is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. Derfner, Larry (2006-10-19). "The Boy Next Door". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
  3. "KKL-JNF Celebrates World Environment Day". Jewish National Fund. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
  4. "Overseas Supplemental Giving/IEF". United Jewish Communities. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
  5. "Piatra Neamţ - Twin Towns". © 2007-2008 Retrieved 2009-09-27. External link in |publisher= (help)

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