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Kiryat Ono

  • קִרְיַת אוֹנוֹ
  • كريات أونو
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Qiryat ʔono
 • An aa spelledQiryat Ono (offeecial)
Official logo of Kiryat Ono
Kiryat Ono is located in Israel
Kiryat Ono
Kiryat Ono
Coordinates: 32°03′49″N 34°51′19″E / 32.06361°N 34.85528°E / 32.06361; 34.85528Coordinates: 32°03′49″N 34°51′19″E / 32.06361°N 34.85528°E / 32.06361; 34.85528
Destrict Tel Aviv
 • TeepCeety (frae 1992)
 • MayorYossi Nishri
 • Total4.112 km2 (1.588 sq mi)
 • Total31,000
 • Density7,500/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Name meaninNamit for biblical toun o Ono (Kirya means ceety aurie)
Location o Kiryat Ono in the Tel Aviv Destrict

Kiryat Ono (Hebrew: קִרְיַת אוֹנוֹ‬) is a ceety in the Tel Aviv Destrict o Israel. It is locatit 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) east o Tel Aviv, on what is believed tae be the site o the biblical Ono Valley (Nehemiah 6:2). At the end o 2007, it haed a population o 27,400.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kfar Ono, later Kiryat Ono, wis established in 1939. In the 1950s, a ma'abara (transit camp for new immigrants) wis established nearbi. In 1954, the dounset merged wi ither communities tae form Kiryat Ono. It achieved ceety status in 1992.[2] It began tae grow durin the Breetish era, probably due tae its proximity tae the nou kent as Tel Hashomer Breetish Base. The ceety haes adoptit a lone tree as its spiritual an cultural icon which refers tae a lone tree staundin on a hill owerleukin the Breeitish base. The lands surroondin the tree war awned as agricultural land an maintained bi Aryeh Konikov. When the lone tree wis plantit, it seemed unique in its location, an Mr. Konikov nourished it an maintained the land surroondin it for mony years.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Levi Eshkol Street

Accordin tae CBS, in 2001 the ethnic makeup o the ceety wis aw Jewish an ither non-Arabs, athoot significant Arab population. Kiryat Ono haes grown significantly in recent years. Accordin tae CBS, in 2001 thare wur 11,200 males an 12,000 females. The population o the ceety wis spread oot wi 28.1% 19 years o age or younger, 15.5% atween 20 an 29, 19.0% atween 30 an 44, 18.9% frae 45 tae 59, 4.5% frae 60 tae 64, an 13.9% 65 years o age or aulder. The population growthe rate in 2001 wis 0.8%.

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, as o 2000, in the ceety thare wur 9,560 salaried wirkers an 928 are sel-employed. The mean monthly wage in 2000 for a salaried wirker in the ceety is ILS 7,648, a real chynge o 10.4% ower the course o 2000. Salaried males hae a mean monthly wage o ILS 9,706 (a real chynge o 9.1%) versus ILS 5,760 for females (a real chynge o 12.6%). The mean income for the sel-employed is 9,778. Thare are 378 fowk who receive unemployment benefits an 395 fowk who receive an income guarantee.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, thare are 9 schools an 3,915 students in the ceety. Thay are spread oot as 6 elementary schools an 1,883 elementary schuil students, an 3 heich schools (Shazar junior heich, Ben Zvi junior heich an Ben Zvi heich schuil) an 2,032 heich schuil students. 60.6% o 12t grade students wur entitled tae a matriculation certificate in 2001.

Ono Academic College, an accreditit private college wi 8,500 students is locatit in Kiryat Ono.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Table 3 – Population of Localities Numbering Above 1,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 30 Juin 2008. Retrieved 18 October 2008.
  2. Qiryat Ono (Israel)
  3. "Ono Academic College – PROFILE – ONO ACADEMIC COLLEGE". Archived frae the original on 28 December 2010. Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin towns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kiryat Ono is twinned wi:

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