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facts in brief

Part of Palmer's map, 1923
Part of Palmer's map, 1923

Facts in brief:

Modern city founded in 1909 by Jews from Yafo; population expanded in 1920s & after World War II; capital of Israel 1948-Dec. 1949; in 1950 Tel Aviv & Yafo merged to form the largest city in Israel & the country's cultural, commercial & financial center.

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