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The Sharon Plain ( ) is the northern half of the coastal plain of Israelmarker. Its largest city is Netanyamarker.

The Plain lies between the Mediterranean Seamarker to the west and the Samarian Hills, to the east. It stretches from Haifamarker and Mount Carmelmarker in the north to the Yarkon River in the south, at the edge of the present city of Tel Avivmarker, about . Parts of the Plain are included in the Haifamarker, Centermarker, and Tel Avivmarker Districts of Israel.

The Plain of Sharon is mentioned in the Bible. In ancient times, the plain was particularly fertile and populous. In the early twentieth century it was reclaimed by Zionist pioneers, who populated the region with many settlements. In 2008, it was the most densely populated region of Israel.

Cities Regional Councils


See also

  • Sarona, a Templer settlement in the Plain of Sharon.


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