Savyon (Hebrew: סַבְיוֹן) is a local cooncil in the Central Destrict o Israel, borderin the ceeties o Kiryat Ono, Petah Tikva, an Yehud. Ranked 10/10 on the Israeli socio-economic scale, it is ane o the walthiest municipalities in Israel, bein baith famous an infamous for it. In December 2009, Savyon haed a population o 3,400.
Savyon wis foondit in 1955 bi Africa Israel Investments for senior immigrants frae Sooth Africae. It teuk the name o a common wildflower, awtho the first pairt o its name (sav) means "grandfaither", which wis appropriate for the residents o the time. The day, Savyon hooses a younger population.
Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Vilnai, Ze'ev (1978). "Savyon". Ariel Encyclopedia. Volume 5. Israel: Am Oved. pp. 5298–99. (in Ebreu)