Population of Cities in Israel (2021)

Regarded by the major western religions as the Biblical Holy Land, Israel has many sacred sites, including the Western Wall, Mount Zion, and the Sea of Galilee. Many of its most famous sites are in the capital city of Jerusalem, which is located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains. Jerusalem has a long and often troubled history; it has been destroyed twice, and attacked and captured many times. Today, it continues to be a politically contentious location, but it is also home to a population of 850,000, a popular tourist destination and a center of higher education.

Although Jerusalem is regarded as Israel's capital city, the country's economic center is Tel Aviv, located on the country's Mediterranean coast. Tel Aviv is also the second-largest city in Israel with a population of 438,818. It is known for its thriving culture and for being home to many technology companies – the area in which these are based is nicknamed Silicon Wadi. Tel Aviv University is also the largest university in Israel and has more than 30,000 students. Both Jerusalem and Tel Avic are also UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Israel has 0 cities with more than a million people, 15 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 71 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Israel is , with a population of people.

Name 2021 Population
Jerusalem801,000
Tel Aviv432,892
West Jerusalem400,000
Haifa267,300
Ashdod224,656
Rishon LeZiyyon220,492
Petah Tiqwa200,000
Beersheba186,600
Netanya171,676
Holon165,787
Bnei Brak154,400
Rehovot132,671
Bat Yam128,979
Ramat Gan128,095
Ashkelon105,995
Jaffa100,000
Modi'in Makkabbim Re'ut88,749
Herzliya83,600
Kfar Saba80,773
Ra'anana80,000
Hadera75,854
Bet Shemesh67,100
Lod66,589
Nazareth64,800
Modiin Ilit64,179
Ramla63,860
Nahariyya51,200
Qiryat Ata48,966
Givatayim48,000
Qiryat Gat47,450
Acre45,603
Eilat45,588
Afula44,930
Karmi'el44,382
Hod HaSharon43,185
Umm el Fahm41,030
Tiberias39,790
Qiryat Mozqin39,404
Qiryat Yam39,273
Rosh Ha'Ayin39,215
Ness Ziona38,700
Qiryat Bialik36,551
Ramat HaSharon36,137
Dimona33,558
Et Taiyiba32,978
Yavne31,774
Or Yehuda30,802
Yehud-Monosson29,312
Safed27,816
Gedera26,217
Tamra25,917
Yehud25,600
Daliyat al Karmel25,000
Migdal Ha`Emeq24,800
Sakhnin24,596
Netivot24,564
Mevasseret Ziyyon24,409
Ofaqim24,311
Arad23,700
Gan Yavne22,453
Qiryat Shemona22,035
Kefar Yona21,611
maalot Tarshiha21,400
Nesher21,245
Tirah20,786
Shoham20,740
Sederot20,228
Rahat19,586
Tirat Karmel18,993
Maghar18,915
Giv'at Shmuel18,500
Ariel17,668
Kafr Kanna17,606
Judeida Makr17,530
Kafr Qasim17,303
Qalansuwa16,898
Bet She'an16,800
Azor16,201
Ganei Tikva16,053
Er Reina15,621
Even Yehuda15,221
Kafr Manda15,014
Iksal11,398
Rekhasim10,682
Nahf10,105
Beit Jann10,002
Herzliya Pituah10,000
El Fureidis9,999
Kfar Yasif9,587
Kabul9,497
Tel Mond8,725
Yeroham8,631
Deir Hanna8,417
Dabburiya8,305
Mazkeret Batya8,034
Bnei Ayish7,920
Bu`eina7,900
Jaljulya7,505
Bir el Maksur7,106
Bet Dagan7,099
Basmat Tab`un6,300
Pardesiyya6,254
Lehavim6,000
Abu Ghaush5,707
Kefar Weradim5,608
Shelomi5,608
Ramat Yishay5,431
Hurfeish5,308
Buqei`a5,200

Population of All Cities in Israel

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