Kiryat Motzkin

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Kiryat Motzkin

  • קִרְיַת מוֹצְקִין
  • كريات موصقين
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Qiryat Móçqin (Motzkin)
 • An aa spelledKiryat Motzkin (unoffeecial)
PikiWiki Israel 13476 Kiryat Motzkin pianist Square.jpg
Offeecial logo o Kiryat Motzkin
Kiryat Motzkin is locatit in Israel
Kiryat Motzkin
Kiryat Motzkin
Coordinates: 32°50′N 35°05′E / 32.833°N 35.083°E / 32.833; 35.083Coordinates: 32°50′N 35°05′E / 32.833°N 35.083°E / 32.833; 35.083
Destrict Haifa
 • TeepCeety
 • MayorHaim Zuri
 • Total3.778 km2 (1.459 sq mi)
 • Tot40,160
 • Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)

Kiryat Motzkin (Ebreu: קִרְיַת מוֹצְקִין‬, Arabic: كريات موصقين‎) is a ceety in the Haifa Destrict o Israel, 8 km north o the ceety o Haifa. In 2015 it haed a population o 40,160.[1] The ceety is named efter Leo Motzkin, ane o the organizers o the First Zionist Congress in 1897.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kiryat Motzkin wis foondit in 1934, on a sandy patch o land atween the railwey tracks an the Haifa-Acre road. [2]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, in 2006 the ethnic makeup o the ceety wis aw Jewish an ither non-Arabs. Thare wur 18,800 males an 20,900 females, wi 25.5% o the population 19 year o age or younger, 15.2% atween 20 an 29, 19.0% atween 30 an 44, 20.1% frae 45 tae 59, 4.5% frae 60 tae 64, an 15.9% 65 year o age or aulder. The population growth rate in 2006 wis -0.1%.[3] The ceety is ranked medium-heich on the socio-economic scale (7 oot o 10)[4]

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2005, thare wur 17,887 salaried wirkers an 978 sel-employed. The mean monthly wage for a salaried wirker wis NIS 6,581, a real chynge o 0.6% ower the course o 2004. Salaried males haed a mean monthly wage o NIS 8,773 (a real chynge o 3.0%) compared tae NIS 4,634 for females (a real chynge o -2.2%). The mean income for sel-employed wis 6,327. 437 fowk received unemployment benefits an 2,157 received an income supplement.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare are 12 schuils an 6,071 students in Kiryat Motzkin, wi 6 elementary schuils (2,724 students) an 6 heich schuils (3,347 students). 58.4% o 12t grade students wur eligible for a matriculation certificate in 2006.

Twin touns - sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kiryat Motzkin is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. - Sister Cities of Tacoma
  3. "r_irya1" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-07-08.
  5. "Kiryat Motzkin, Israel" at the Port of Tacoma website

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