Bat Yam

Bat Yam
/baht" yahm"/
a city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in W central Israel, S of Tel Aviv. 132,100.

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 city, west-central Israel, on the Plain of Sharon and the Mediterranean coast just south of Tel Aviv–Yafo. Founded in 1926 as a suburban development called Bayit ve-Gan (Hebrew: “House and Garden”), it was abandoned during the Arab riots of 1929. Resettled, it developed as a seaside resort and residential suburb of Tel Aviv. In 1936 the name was changed to Bat Yam (meaning “daughter of the sea”), and the town received municipal status. After 1950 its population grew rapidly, as housing quarters were built for new Jewish immigrants. Bat Yam is a principal centre of Israel's printing and publishing industry; the beverage industry is also important. Inc. city, 1958. Pop. (2006 est.) 129,700.

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  • Bat Yam — Bat Jam Basisdaten hebräisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BAT YAM — (Heb. בַּת יָם; Daughter of the Sea ), city in central Israel, on the seashore south of Tel Aviv Jaffa, founded in 1926 by 24 religious families who called themselves and the quarter they established Bayit va Gan ( House and Garden ). In the 1929 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bat-Yam — [bät′yäm′] city in W Israel, on the Mediterranean, near Tel Aviv: pop. 142,000 * * * …   Universalium

  • Bat-Yam — [bät′yäm′] city in W Israel, on the Mediterranean, near Tel Aviv: pop. 142,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Bat Yam — Infobox Israel municipality name=Bat Yam imgsize=120 caption3=Bat Yam beach imgsize3=250 hebname=Hebrew|בַּת יָם arname= meaning=Daughter of the sea type=city typefrom=1958 stdHeb= altOffSp= altUnoSp= district=ta population=129,900 popyear=2006… …   Wikipedia

  • Bat Yam — Original name in latin Bat Yam Name in other language Bat Jam, Bat Yam, Bat Jam, bt ym, Бат Ям State code IL Continent/City Asia/Jerusalem longitude 32.02379 latitude 34.75185 altitude 33 Population 128979 Date 2013 08 06 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Bat Yam — ► C. del O de Israel, en la costa mediterránea, en el distrito de Tel Aviv; 133 200 h …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bat Yam — Bạt Yạm,   Stadt und Seebad in Israel, Wohnvorstadt von Tel Aviv Jaffa am Mittelmeer, 137 000 Einwohner …   Universal-Lexikon

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