About Petah Tiqwa

Petah Tikva known as Em HaMoshavot ("Mother of the Moshavot"), is a city in the Centre District of Israel, 10.6 km (6.59 mi) east of Tel Aviv.

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, at the end of 2009, the city's population stood at 209,600. The population density is approximately 5,800 inhabitants per square kilometre (15,000 /sq mi). Petah Tikva's jurisdiction covers 35,868 dunams(~35.9 km or 15 sq mi)