Mevaseret Zion (Hebrew: מְבַשֶּׂרֶת צִיּוֹן) is a suburb of Jerusalem with the administrative status of a local council. Mevaseret Zion is made up of two distinct older townships, Maoz Zion and Mevaseret Yerushalayim.
|• ISO 259||Mbaśśert Çiyon|
|• Also spelled||Mevasseret Ziyyon (official)|
|• Type||Local council|
|• Head of Municipality||Yoram Shimon|
|• Total||6,390 dunams (6.39 km2 or 2.47 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,800/km2 (9,900/sq mi)|
|Name meaning||Herald of Zion (from Isaiah 40:9)|
Mevaseret Zion is located on a mountain ridge 750 meters above sea level, on the outskirts of Jerusalem.
- "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
- Municipality website (in Hebrew)
- Harel High School website (in Hebrew)
- Notes on an Iron Age four sheqel scale weight from Mevasseret Yerushalayim