Zikhron Ya'akov

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Zikhron Ya'akov
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu זִכְרוֹן יַעֲקֹב
 • ISO 259 Zikron Yaˁqob
 • An aw spelt Zikhron Ya'aqov (official)
Zichron Yaakov (unoffeecial)
HaMeyasdim Street in Zikhron Ya'akov
HaMeyasdim Street in Zikhron Ya'akov

Emblem of Zikhron Ya'akov
Zikhron Ya'akov is located in Israel
Zikhron Ya'akov
Zikhron Ya'akov
Coordinates: 32°34′15″N 34°57′06″E / 32.57083°N 34.95167°E / 32.57083; 34.95167Coordinates: 32°34′15″N 34°57′06″E / 32.57083°N 34.95167°E / 32.57083; 34.95167
Destrict Haifa
Foondit 1882
Government
 • Type Local cooncil
 • Heid o Municipality Eli Abutbul
Area
 • Tot 32,129 dunams (32.129 km2 or 12.405 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Tot 18,719
Name meaning Jacob's Memorial

Zikhron Ya'akov (Ebreu: זִכְרוֹן יַעֲקֹב, lit. "Jacob's Memorial"; aften shortened tae juist Zikhron) is a toun in Israel, 35 kilometres (22 mi) sooth o Haifa, an pairt o the Haifa Destrict. It is locatit at the soothren end o the Carmel muntain range overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, near the coastal heich-gate (Heich-gate 2). It wis ane o the first Jewish dounsets o Halutzim in the kintra, foondit in 1882 by Baron Edmond James de Rothschild an namit in honor o his faither.[1]

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  1. "Zichron Yaakov". Retrieved 2008-01-26. 

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