Location

Located in the center of the country. 5 kilometers south east of Rehovot, 25 kilometers from Tel Aviv and 30 kilometers from Jerusalem.

Land: 1750 acres

Municipal status received in: 1952

District: Central Planning and construction: Zmora

Further Data

Socio-economic cluster: 8 out of 10

Number of individuals per household (average): 3.7

Percentage of academics: 30.4%

Crowdedness per square kilometer: 1257

Household total

Date                       Number of Residents

December 48                     407

December 61                     452

December 72                   1000

December 83                    2147

December 95                    4319

December 99                    6700

December 02                    7461

December 04                    8041

December 05                    8429

December 07                    9583

December 08                 

 

Division of age among the village population

Age Range                 Number of People

0 - 5                                   1023

6 - 12                                 1323

13 - 17                                 879

18 - 21                                 692

22- 40                                2549

41 - 60                               2379

Over 60                               738

 

Geophysical Variables:

Winter temperature average 13 °C

Summer temperature average 27 °C

Precipitation average 550 millimeters

Minimum level 52.6 meters

Maximum level 74.7 meters