Kiryat Gat

city in Israel

Kiryat Gat, also spelled Qiryat Gat (Hebrew: קִרְיַת גַּת), is a city in the Southern District of Israel. It is 56 km (35 miles) south of Tel Aviv, 43 km (27 mi) north of Beersheba, 45 km (28 mi) and 68 km (42 mi) from Jerusalem.

Kiryat Gat
קִרְיַת גַּת
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Qiryat Gat
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Flag of Kiryat Gat
Official logo of Kiryat Gat
Coordinates: 31°36′22″N 34°46′18″E / 31.60611°N 34.77167°E / 31.60611; 34.77167Coordinates: 31°36′22″N 34°46′18″E / 31.60611°N 34.77167°E / 31.60611; 34.77167
Country Israel
DistrictSouthern
Founded1954
Government
 • MayorAviram Dahari
Area
 • Total17,102 dunams (17.102 km2 or 6.603 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total53,487
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Websitewww.qiryat-gat.muni.il

ReferencesEdit

  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.