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Herzliya (/hɜːrtsˈliːjə/ hurts-LEE-yə; Hebrew: הֶרְצְלִיָּה [heʁts(e)liˈja]; Arabic: هرتسليا, romanized: Hirtsiliyā) is an affluent city in the central coast of Israel, at the northern part of the Tel Aviv District, known for its robust start-up and entrepreneurial culture. In 2021 it had a population of 103,318. Named after Theodor Herzl, the founder of modern Zionism, Herzliya covers an area of 21.6 square kilometres (8.3 sq mi). Its western, beachfront area is called Herzliya Pituah and is one of Israel's most affluent neighborhoods and home to numerous embassies, ambassadors' residences, companies headquarters and houses of prominent Israeli business people.
|• ISO 259||Herçliya|
|• Also spelled||Herzliyya (official)|
|Coordinates: 32°09′55″N 34°50′45″E|
|• Mayor||Moshe Fadlon|
|• Total||21,585 dunams (21.585 km2 or 8.334 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,800/km2 (12,000/sq mi)|
|Name meaning||named for Theodor Herzl|