Kiryat Tiv'on

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Kiryat Tiv'on

  • קִרְיַת טִבְעוֹן
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Qiryat Ṭibˁon
 • An aa spelledQiryat Tiv'on (offeecial)
View o Kiryat Tivon
View o Kiryat Tivon
Kiryat Tiv'on is located in Israel
Kiryat Tiv'on
Kiryat Tiv'on
Coordinates: 32°43′26″N 35°7′38″E / 32.72389°N 35.12722°E / 32.72389; 35.12722Coordinates: 32°43′26″N 35°7′38″E / 32.72389°N 35.12722°E / 32.72389; 35.12722
Destrict Haifa
 • TeepLocal cooncil (frae 1958)
 • Head of MunicipalityDavid Ariely
 • Total8.419 km2 (3.251 sq mi)
 • Total16,600
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)

Kiryat Tiv'on (Hebrew: קִרְיַת טִבְעוֹן‬, an aw Qiryat Tiv'on) is a toun in the Haifa Destrict o Israel, in the hills atween the Zvulun an Jezreel valleys. Kiryat Tiv'on is situated 15 kilometre (9.3 mi) sootheast o Haifa, on the main road tae Nazareth. On the ootskirts o Tiv'on is a Bedouin tounship cried Basmat Tab'un. Kiryat Tivon haes a population o 16,000.[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

View o Kiryat Tivon frae Beit She'arim Naitional Pairk

Kiryat Tiv'on wis established in 1958, mergin three smawer dounsets: Tiv'on (foondit in 1947), Kiryat Amal (foondit in 1937) an Elro'i (foondit in 1935). Kiryat Haroshet, foondit bi a rabbi frae Jablona, Poland who settled thare wi his follaeers in 1935, became pairt o Kiryat Tiv'on in 1979.

Tiv'on wis biggit on laund awned bi a Breetish Jewish couple who bocht the laund in early 1945. It wis later developit bi the Jewish National Fund based on an urban plan drawn up bi Alexander Klein, a Roushie Jewish airchitect who wis commissioned bi the Jewish National Fund.[3]

The seembol o Kiryat Tiv'on is the cyclamen, a flouer that grows atween the rocks, reflectin the toun's appreciation o natur an its efforts tae preserve the landscape an safeguard the environment.[2]

Landmarks[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun is best kent for the naitional pairk, Beit She'arim, which borders it on the soothwast. Beit Shearim wis an important Jewish spiritual centre an necropolis durin the Roman period, an wis ance the seat o the Sanhedrin.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Institutions o heicher learnin in Kiryat Tivon include Oranim Academic College[4] an Galilee College.[5] The Ramat Hadassah youth veelage is locatit on the ootskirts o Kiryat Tivon.[6]

Galilee College, establisht in 1987, haes internaitional students frae 140 kintras, maistly in the developin warld. It affers management an trainin courses for Palestinian offeecials an institutions an aw. Some 1,200 pairticipants frae mair nor 90 Palestinian govrenmental an nan-govrenmental offices hae attendit programs at the college an aw.[7]

Twin ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  2. a b Municipality website
  3. Revista Morashá - Artigos
  4. "About Oranim Academic College". Archived frae the original on 29 October 2016. Retrieved 12 Februar 2013.
  5. "About Galilee College". Archived frae the original on 14 August 2007. Retrieved 14 August 2007.
  6. "About Ramat Hadassah Youth Village". Archived frae the original on 26 August 2012. Retrieved 12 Februar 2013.
  7. Israel's Galilee College spreads the message of cooperation

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