Rehovot

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Rehovot
רחובות
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Rḥovot
Rehovot Science Park
Rehovot Science Park
Official logo of Rehovot
Coordinates: 31°53′53″N 34°48′29″E / 31.89806°N 34.80806°E / 31.89806; 34.80806Coordinates: 31°53′53″N 34°48′29″E / 31.89806°N 34.80806°E / 31.89806; 34.80806
Country Israel
DistrictCentral
Founded1890
Government
 • MayorRahamim Malul
Area
 • Total23,041 dunams (23.041 km2 or 8.896 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total138,379
 • Density6,000/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Name meaningBroad Places[2]
Websitewww.rehovot.muni.il

Rehovot (Hebrew: רְחוֹבוֹת) is a city in the Central District of Israel, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) south of Tel Aviv.

References[change | change source]

  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  2. From Genesis 26:22. Word stems from raḥav (רחב), meaning broad.