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Sarona was a German Templer colony in Tel Aviv, Israel. It is now a neighborhood of the city. It was one of the earliest modern villages established in Palestine.

Sarona was built in 1871. It was located northeast of Jaffa. Now, the land the former colony is in the center of Tel Aviv. Many people in the Templar communities became Nazi sympathisers before and after World War II. By 1948 authorities of the British Mandate had expelled them.

Today, the place has been renovated and renewed as a "shopping village, subtracting and entertainment."

Coordinates: 32°4′20.61″N 34°47′11.83″E / 32.0723917°N 34.7866194°E / 32.0723917; 34.7866194

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