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Tzoran-Kadima (Hebrew: צוֹרָן-קָדִימָה‬), cried Kadima-Tzoran an aa, is a local cooncil in the Center Destrict o Israel. It is the result o the 2003 union o the Tzoran an Kadima cooncils.

Accordin tae the Israel Central Bureau o Statistics, Tzoran-Kadima's population as o December 2006 wis 16,600,[1] up frae 15,700 at the end o 2004. Maist o these are Jews. In 2005, the male/female ratio is 1,013 weemen tae ivery 1,000 men. The average income o wirkin residents in 2003 wis 8,544, heicher than the naitional average o 6,008. Durin the 2003/2004 schuil year, 67.6% o twalt graders received a Bagrut (matriculation) certificate.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kadima[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kadima wis foondit on Julie 5, 1933 as an agricultural dounset at the initiative o Yehoshua Hankin. Maist o the settlers wur German immigrants.[2] Kadima wis declared a local cooncil in 1950, an merged wi Tzoran in 2003.

Kadima means "forward" in Hebrew, an comes frae a Biblical verse (Habakkuk 1:9).[2]

Tzoran[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tzoran, meanin silicon, wis foondit in 1992 an wis planned bi airchitect Rachel Walden. The dounset wis named efter a Hasmonean ceety that haed existit in the aurie. It wis first populatit in 1994, an declared a local cooncil in 1997, till it merged wi Kadima in 2003.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 1,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 31 December 2007. Retrieved 28 Mairch 2008.
  2. a b HaReuveni, Immanuel (1999). Lexicon of the Land of Israel (in Hebrew). Miskal - Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books. p. 829. ISBN 965-448-413-7.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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Coordinates: 32°16′40″N 34°54′55″E / 32.2778°N 34.9153°E / 32.2778; 34.9153