The Tel Aviv map shows the detailed map and a large map of Tel Aviv. This map of Tel Aviv will allow you to orient yourself in Tel Aviv in Israel. The Tel Aviv map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Tel Aviv is governed by a 31-member city council elected for a five-year term in direct proportional elections. All Israeli citizens over the age of 18 with at least one year of residence in Tel Aviv are eligible to vote in municipal elections. The municipality is responsible for social services, community programs, public infrastructure, urban planning, tourism and other local affairs. The Tel Aviv City Hall is located at Rabin Square as you can see in Tel Aviv map. Ron Huldai has been mayor of Tel Aviv since 1998. Huldai was reelected in the 2008 municipal elections, defeating Dov Henin list. The longest serving mayor was Shlomo Lahat, who was in office for 19 years. The shortest serving was David Bloch, in office for two years, 1925–27. Outside the kibbutzim, Meretz receives more votes in Tel Aviv than in any other city in Israel.
Tel Aviv has a population of 404,400 spread over a land area of 52,000 dunams (52.0 km2) (20 mi²), yielding a population density of 7,606 people per square kilometer (19,699 per square mile) as its shown in Tel Aviv map. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), as of 2009 Tel Aviv population is growing at an annual rate of 0.5%. Jews of all backgrounds form 91.8% of the population, Muslim and Arab Christian make up 4.2%, and the remainder belong to other groups (including various Christian and Asian communities). As Tel Aviv is a multicultural city, many languages are spoken in addition to Hebrew. According to some estimates, about 50,000 unregistered Asian foreign workers live in the city. Compared with Westernised cities, crime in Tel Aviv is relatively low.
Tel Aviv has 544 active synagogues, including historic buildings such as the Great Synagogue, established in the 1930s as its mentioned in Tel Aviv map. In 2008, a center for secular Jewish Studies and a secular yeshiva opened in the city. Tensions between religious and secular Jews before the gay pride parade ended in vandalism of a synagogue. The number of churches has grown to accommodate the religious needs of diplomats and foreign workers. The population consists of 93% Jewish, 1% Muslim, and 1% Christian. The remaining 5 percent are not classified by religion. Israel Meir Lau is chief rabbi of the city.
The map of downtown Tel Aviv shows the historical center of Tel Aviv. This downtown map of Tel Aviv will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Tel Aviv in Israel. The Tel Aviv downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The heart of the city or downtown Tel Aviv is the best area to stay in Tel Aviv for strolling the boulevard and people-watching from your balcony. You can enjoy cafes, restaurants, and nightlife spots just outside your door. Also, its an ideal area if you prefer to stay in boutique or design hotels. The area between Dizengoff Square and Nordau Boulevard is the city center as you can see in Tel Aviv downtown map. Here you can find plenty of galleries, shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants. Locals and visitors alike love coming here to get a feel for the city lively atmosphere. Stroll through day or night for the trendy Tel Avivian experience. Whether you are looking for a falafel stand, an elegant restaurant, a chocolatier, or a clothing store- you are sure to find it here. Along this busy street also lies the iconic Rabin Square, featuring a peaceful fountain and pond. And if you’re looking to have a drink, the area boasts several bars, including those offering an “all you can drink” concept.
Basel square is a hidden gem in Tel Aviv Old North will give you a feel of the city chic character. The square is packed with cafes and restaurants offering a delightful culinary experience. It also houses designer boutiques which cater to a range of styles. Clear your busy schedule and treat yourself to an afternoon of quality dining and shopping. Imagine this: you are lying on the grass enjoying the calming sea breeze as the sun sets in front of you. This is exactly what you can experience at Independence Park as its shown in Tel Aviv downtown map. The grassy hilltop is a hotspot for sunset lovers. During the day, it is also a great place for jogging, dog walking, or simply soaking in the Mediterranean landscape. To get a feel for the elegant side of Tel Aviv, visit HaMedina Sqaure. The city largest plaza is renowned as Israel most exclusive and upscale shopping area. Browse through world-famous high-end designer stores or enjoy some inspiring window shopping. Afterwards, order a coffee and dessert at one of the stylish cafes in the area.
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art holds the world largest collection of Israeli art as its mentioned in Tel Aviv downtown map. It also features international artworks by the likes of Picasso and Monet as well as impressive photography and design installations. But that is not all- the museum building, designed by Preston Scott Cohen, is a masterpiece in itself. And depending on the day, you can join here workshops, guided tours, and more. Dizengoff Center, one of the oldest and biggest shopping malls in Israel, is a direct extension of the fashionable Dizengoff Street. A plethora of visitors arrive here daily; young and old, eccentric and intriguing- all are welcome. Even four legged creatures are welcome as the center is pet friendly (just do not forget a leash and muzzle). Rabin square has, throughout the years, served as a place for protests, ceremonies, parades, parties, performances, and more. In 1995, it was renamed Rabin Square following the tragic assassination of Israel Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin.
Tel Aviv on Israel map shows the location of the city of Tel Aviv on the Israel map. This map of Tel Aviv in Israel will allow you to easily plan your travel in Tel Aviv in Israel. Tel Aviv on map of Israel is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Tel Aviv, officially Tel Aviv-Yafo (Hebrew: תֵּל־אָבִיב-יָפוֹ; Arabic: تل أبيب), is the second most populous city in Israel. It has a population of 404,400 within city limits, on a land area of 52 km2 (20 sq mi). The city is located on the Israeli Mediterranean coastline in central-west Israel as you can see in Tel Aviv Israel map. In 2010, it was the largest and most populous city in the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area of 3,325,700 residents, known as Gush Dan. The city is governed by the Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality, headed by Ron Huldai. Residents of Tel Aviv are referred to as Tel Avivim.
The Tel Aviv metropolitan area (including satellite cities such as Herzliya and Petah Tikva) is Israel center of high-tech, sometimes referred to as Silicon Wadi. Tel Aviv is home to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), Israel only stock exchange, which has reached record heights since the 1990s as its shown in Tel Aviv Israel map. According to Forbes, nine of its fifteen Israeli-born billionaires live in Israel; four live in Tel Aviv and its suburbs. The cost of living in Israel is high, with Tel Aviv being its most expensive city to live in.
The Shalom Meir Tower, Israel first skyscraper, was built in Tel Aviv in 1965 and remained the country tallest building until 1999. At the time of its construction, the building rivalled Europe tallest buildings in height, and was the tallest in the Middle East as its mentioned in Tel Aviv Israel map. The Azrieli Center, composed of three buildings— one square, one triangular, and one circular—usurped that title. Since 2001, Israel tallest building is the City Gate Tower, which is located in the neighboring city of Ramat Gan, although the country tallest wholly residential building, the W-Tower, is in Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv on world map shows the location of the city of Tel Aviv in the world. Tel Aviv on world map will allow you to easily know where is Tel Aviv in the world. The Tel Aviv in world map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Tel Aviv White City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2003, emerged in the 1930s. Many of the German Jewish architects trained at the Bauhaus, the Modernist school of architecture closed by the Nazis in 1933, fled Germany. Some, like architect Arieh Sharon, came to Palestine and adapted the architectural outlook of the Bauhaus as well as other similar schools, to local conditions, creating what is claimed to be the largest concentration of buildings in the International Style in the world. In 2008, the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) at Loughborough University reissued an inventory of world cities based on their level of advanced producer services as you can see in Tel Aviv on world map. Tel Aviv was ranked as a beta+ world city.
Tel Aviv has the second-largest economy in the Middle East, and is the 19th most expensive city in the world. New laws were introduced to protect Modernist buildings, and efforts to preserve them were aided by UNESCO recognition of the Tel Aviv White City as a world heritage site. In the early 1990s, the decline in population was reversed, partly due to the large wave of immigrants from the former Soviet Union as its shown in Tel Aviv on world map. Tel Aviv also began to emerge as a high-tech center. The construction of many skyscrapers and high-tech office buildings followed. In 1993, Tel Aviv was categorized as a world city. The city is regarded as a strong candidate for global city status.
In 2010, Knight Frank world city survey ranked it 34th globally. Tel Aviv has been named the third "hottest city for 2011" (behind only New York City and Tangier) by Lonely Planet, third-best in the Middle East and Africa by Travel + Leisure magazine (behind only Cape Town and Jerusalem), and the ninth-best beach city in the world by National Geographic as its mentioned in Tel Aviv on world map. Tel Aviv is consistently ranked as one of the top LGBT destinations in the world. According to Mercer, a human resources consulting firm based in New York, as of 2010 Tel Aviv is the most expensive city in the Middle East and the 19th most expensive in the world.