Tira, Israel

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  • טִירָה
  • الطـّيرة
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Ṭira
 • An aa spelledTire (offeecial)
Tira is located in Israel
Coordinates: 32°13′56″N 34°56′54″E / 32.23222°N 34.94833°E / 32.23222; 34.94833Coordinates: 32°13′56″N 34°56′54″E / 32.23222°N 34.94833°E / 32.23222; 34.94833
 • TeepCeety
 • MayorMamoun Abd al-Hay
 • Total11.894 km2 (4.592 sq mi)
 • Total24,873
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Name meaninThe Heich Land

Tira (Arabic: الطـّيرةal-Tira, Hebrew: טִירָה‬) is an Arab city in the Center Destrict o Israel in Israel. In 2015 it haed a population o 24,873.[1] It is pairt o the triangle.

Tira's soothren entrance

Tira is close tae Kfar Sava, a mair muckle Jewish city, an is weel kent bi its neeburs fur its weekly ootdoor mercat, as weel as fur its Arab cuisine.

Mannequins wi traditional Moslem veils at Tira's Seturday's mercat

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, in 2004 the ethnic makeup o the city wis 99.9% Muslim Arabs.

Accordin tae CBS, in 2001 thare wur 9,600 males an 9,300 females. The population o the city wis spread oot wi 47.4% 19 year o age or younger, 16.2% atween 20 an 29, 19.9% atween 30 an 44, 10.8% frae 45 tae 59, 1.8% frae 60 tae 64, an 3.8% 65 year o age or aulder. The population growth rate in 2001 wis 2.8%.

In 2004, 41.3% o the population wis 17 year auld or younger, 54.5% wur atween 18 an 64 year o age, an 4.2% wur aged 65 an abuin.

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, as o 2000, in the city thare wur 3,654 salaried wirkers an 953 are sel-employed. The mean monthly wage in 2000 for a salaried wirker in the ceety is ILS 3,767, a real chynge o 2.4% ower the course o 2000. Salaried males hae a mean monthly wage o ILS 4,494 (a real chynge o 6.1%) versus ILS 2,319 for females (a real chynge o -13.0%). The mean income for the sel-employed is 4,289. Thare are 69 fowk who receive unemployment benefits an 1,183 fowk that receive an income guarantee.

In 2004, 41.9% o the population wis pairt o the wirkforce.

Twinned city[eedit | eedit soorce]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.

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