Ashdod

Israel

About Ashdod

Ashdod (Hebrew: About this soundאַשְׁדּוֹד; Arabic: أَشْدُود‎ Ashdud or إِسْدُود Isdud) is the sixth-largest city and the largest port in Israel accounting for 60% of the country's imported goods. Ashdod is located in the Southern District of the country, on the Mediterranean coast where it is situated between Tel Aviv to the North 32 kilometers (20 miles) away, and Ashkelon to the South 20 km (12 mi) away. Jerusalem is 53 km (33 mi) to the east. The city is also an important regional industrial center.

Leadership

Jack Ross

Jack Ross, Committee Chair

Lili Kaufmann, Committee Co-Chair

Resources

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Buckhorn will lead trade trip to Israel

Geography + Facts

Population

222,883

Area

18.240 sq mi

Flag

Flag of Ashdod

Civic

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Mayor Yehiel Lasri

By AshdodIt2016 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Sister Cities
TRIPS

2012 Ashdod Israel Trip 001

2011 Ashdod Trip with Mayor Bob Buckhorn

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Sister Cities
EVENTS

Israel High Resolution Innovation Concept

A Global Journey in Cyberspace