Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area

The Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area (Hebrew: מֶטְרוֹפּוֹלִין תֵּל אָבִיב), or Gush Dan (Hebrew: גּוּשׁ דָּן), is a metropolitan area including areas from both the Tel Aviv and the Central Districts of Israel. The area is closely linked to the city of Tel Aviv through social, economic, and cultural ties. It is located along the Israeli Mediterranean coastline. The Tel Aviv metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in Israel and consists an estimated population of 3,206,400 residents, 95% of whom (3,000,000) are Israeli Jews. It houses about 42% of Israel's population.

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