Central District

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The Central District (Hebrew: מְחוֹז הַמֶּרְכָּז‎, Meḥoz haMerkaz; Arabic: المنطقة الوسطى‎) of Israel is one of six administrative districts, including most of the Sharon region. It is further divided into 4 sub-districts: Petah Tikva, Ramla, Sharon, and Rehovot. The district's largest city is Rishon LeZion. Its population as of 2017 was 2,115,800. According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, 88% of the population is Jewish, 8.2% is Arab, and 4% are “non-classified”, being mostly former Soviet Union immigrants of partial or nominal Jewish ethnic heritage or household members of Jews.

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Wikipedia, Blueballoon

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