About Tel Aviv Yafo
Tel Aviv was founded in 1909 when around 60 people drew lots for plots of land, the city grew. Tel Aviv is located on the Mediterranean coast in central-west Israel. Today it is Israel’s second largest city behind Jerusalem, at 430,000 people. Although the whole area called Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area, also known as Gush Dan has a population of nearly 3.5 million residents. Tel Aviv is a global city with the second largest economy in the Middle East behind Abu Dhabi. Tel Aviv is known as the ‘White City’. It has the greatest amount of buildings built in the ‘International (Bauhaus) Style’, many Architects fled Germany in the 1930s and developed their practices in Tel Aviv. These days Tel Aviv is known as a party city, attracting a large crowd of young people to its streets after dark to its bars and night clubs.