Gush Dan

metropolitan area in Israel

Gush Dan (Hebrew: גּוּשׁ דָּן; Arabic: غوش دان‎) is a metropolitan area in Israel that includes Tel Aviv and other nearby cities like Ramat Gan, Herzliya, Bat Yam, Ashdod, Rishon Letzion, Petah Tikva, Holon, Netanya, Bnei Brak. It is the largest metropolitan area in Israel.

Gush Dan

From top left: Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Bat Yam, Netanya, Ashdod, Rishon Letzion, Southern Suburbs of Tel Aviv.
From top left: Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Bat Yam, Netanya, Ashdod, Rishon Letzion, Southern Suburbs of Tel Aviv.
Nickname(s): 
Dan Bloc (Gush Dan in Hebrew)
Country Israel
Metropolitan AreaGush Dan
Area
 • Total1,516 km2 (585 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total3,854,000.
44.7% of Israel's Population
 • Metro density2,291/km2 (5,930/sq mi)
 Israeli Jews: 95.1%
Israeli Arabs: 4.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (IST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (IDT)
Postal code
61999
Area code+972 (Israel) 3 (City)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "לוח 3.- אוכלוסייה( 1), ביישובים שמנו מעל 2,000 תושבים( 2) ושאר אוכלוסייה כפרית POPULATION(1) OF LOCALITIES NUMBERING ABOVE 2,000 RESIDENTS(2) AND OTHER RURAL POPULATION". Retrieved 2013-11-06. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Gush Dan at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 32°2′N 34°46′E / 32.033°N 34.767°E / 32.033; 34.767