Bat Yam (Hebrew: בַּת יָם or בַּת־יָם (audio) (help·info)) is a city located on Israel's Mediterranean Sea coast, on the Central Coastal Plain just south of Tel Aviv. It is part of the Gush Dan metropolitan area and the Tel Aviv District. In 2020, it had a population of 160,000.
City (from 1958)
|• Mayor||Tzvika Brot|
|• Total||8,160 dunams (8.16 km2 or 3.15 sq mi)|
|Elevation||37 m (121 ft)|
|• Density||16,000/km2 (41,000/sq mi)|
|Name meaning||lit. 'Daughter of the sea', also 'mermaid'|