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Herzliya is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip in the south of the Sharon region, just north of Tel Aviv, and part of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area. The neighboring Herzliya Pituach, located on the Mediterranean coast, contains a stretch of popular beachfronthotels and an exclusive residential area housing (among others) the residence of the United States ambassador.

The city of Herzliya is named after Theodor Herzl, the father of modern Zionism. Herzliya was founded in 1924 by seven pioneering families and today its population numbers 100,000.

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