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Encyclopedia > Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council

The Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית שער הנגב‎, Gate of the Negev Regional Council), is a regional council in the north-western Negev, in Israel's Southern District. The Regional Council's territory lies midway between Beersheba and Ashkelon, bounded on the west by the Gaza Strip. The eastern border abuts Bnei Shimon. The city of Sderot forms an enclave within Sha`ar HaNegev. “Hebrew” redirects here. ... The Israeli Ministry of Interior recognizes three types of local government in Israel: cities, regional councils, and local councils. ... Ruins in the Negev desert The Negev (Hebrew נֶגֶב;, Tiberian Hebrew Néḡeḇ; Arabic النقب an-Naqab) is the desert region of southern Israel. ... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Beersheba (Hebrew romanization Beer Sheva or Beer Sheba) is the largest city in the Negev desert of Israel, and is often called the Capital of the Negev. In 2005, Beersheba had a population of 185,500 making it the sixth largest city in Israel. ... Hebrew אַשְׁקְלוֹן (Standard) AÅ¡qÉ™lon Arabic عسقلان Founded in 1951 Government City Also Spelled Ashqelon (officially) District South Population 105,100 (2004) Jurisdiction 55,000 dunams (55 km²) Mayor Roni Mahatzri Ashkelon (Hebrew: ‎; Tiberian Hebrew ʾAÅ¡qÉ™lôn; Arabic: ‎  ; Latin: Ascalon) is a city in the western Negev, in the... main offices The Bnei Shimon Regional Council (Hebrew: ), is a regional council in the northern Negev in the south of Israel. ... Sederot (Hebrew: (help·info); unofficially also spelled Sderot) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ...


The region's population is over 6,000, and covers an area of over 45,000 acres (approx. 180 km² or 70 sq. mi.).[1] The average elevation is approximately 180 m (495 ft.) above sea level. The geographic center of the region is around 31°29′00″N, 34°36′00″E.


Settlements

There are 11 communities, including 10 kibbutzim and one moshav. Kibbutz Dan, near Qiryat Shemona, in the Upper Galilee, 1990s A kibbutz (Hebrew: ‎; plural: kibbutzim: קיבוצים; gathering or together) is an Israeli collective intentional community. ... Moshav (Hebrew: מושב Translit. ...

Kibbutzim
  • Bror Chayil
  • Dorot
  • Erez
  • Gevim
  • Kfar Aza
  • Mefalsim
  • Nachal Oz
  • Nir Am
  • Or HaNer [1]
  • Ruchama [2]

Moshav

  • Yakhini [3]

Educational institutions

  • Ibim [4]

Historical sites

  • Shikmim [5][6]

External links

  • A map of Sha`ar HaNegev (in Hebrew)
  • English language version of the Sha`ar HaNegev official website
Regional councils of Israel

Abu Basma | Al-Batuf | Beer Tuvia | Bet Shean Valley | Bnei Shimon | Brenner | Bustan al-Marj | Central Arava | Drom HaSharon | Ef'al | Eshkol | Lower Galilee | Upper Galilee | Gan Rave | Gederot | Gezer | Gilboa | Golan | Gush Etzion | Har Hebron | Hefer Valley | Hevel Eilot | Hevel Modi'in | Hevel Yavne | Hof Ashkelon | Hof HaCarmel | Hof HaSharon | Jezreel Valley | Northern Jordan Valley (Emek Hayarden) | Southern Jordan Valley (Biq'at Hayarden) | Lachish | Lev HaSharon | Lod Valley | Ma'ale Yosef | Mateh Asher | Matte Binyamin | Mateh Yehudah | Megiddo | Megilot Dead Sea | Menashe | Merchavim | Merom HaGalil | Mevo'ot HaHermon | Misgav | Nachal Soreq | Ramat Negev | Sha'ar HaNegev | Sdot Negev (Azata) | Shafir | Shomron | Tamar | Yoav | Zevulun “Hebrew” redirects here. ... The Israeli Ministry of Interior recognizes three types of local government in Israel: cities, regional councils, and local councils. ... B.S.V. Regional Council emblem The Bet Shean Valley Regional Council is a regional council in northern Israel that encompasses most of the settlements in the Bet Shean Valley. ... main offices The Bnei Shimon Regional Council (Hebrew: ), is a regional council in the northern Negev in the south of Israel. ... The Bustan al-Marj Regional Council is a regional council in northern Israel. ... The Drom Hasharon Regional Council (Hebrew: , lit. ... Efal is a Regional Council in Israel, found in the Tel Aviv District. ... The Eshkol Regional Council is a regional council in the north-western Negev, in Israels Southern District. ... The Lower Galilee Regional Council is a regional council in northern Israel that encompasses most of the settlements in the Lower Galilee. ... The Upper Galilee is a mountainous area in northern Israel, its borders are the Litani river in Lebanon at the north, the Mediterranean Sea at the west, the Bet HaKerem valley in the south and the Jordan river at the east. ... The Golan Regional Council (Hebrew: ) is the regional council consolidating virtually all the Jewish Israeli settlements located on the Golan Heights, made up of 19 moshavim and 10 kibbutzim, and other villages. ... Main headquarters The Gush Etzion Regional Council (Hebrew: ) is a regional council in the northern Judean hills, or rather, the northern part of the southern area of the West Bank, administering the settlements in the Gush Etzion region, as well as others nearby. ... The Har Hebron Regional Council (Hebrew: ) is a regional council in the southern Judean Hills, or rather, the southern part of the West Bank, administering villages in the Hebron region, as well as others nearby. ... The Jezreel Valley Regional Council is a regional council in northern Israel that encompasses most of the settlements in the Jezreel Valley. ... The Emek Hayarden Regional Council (Hebrew: ), lit. ... The Biqat Hayarden Regional Council (Hebrew: ), lit. ... The Matte Binyamin Regional Council (Hebrew:מועצה אזורית מטה בנימין) is a regional council in the southern Samarian hills, or rather, the southern part of the northern area of the West Bank. ... The Megiddo Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית מגידו) is a regional council in northern Israel. ... Offices of the Menashe Regional Council The Menashe Regional Council (Hebrew: ) is a regional council near the city of Hadera, on Israels north-central coastal plain in the southern Haifa District. ... The Misgav Regional Council is a regional council in the Galilee region in the north of Israel. ... Offices of the Shomron R.C. Shomron Regional Council emblem The Shomron Regional Council (Hebrew:מועצה אזורית שומרון) is a regional council in the northern Samarian hills, also known as the northern part of the northern half of the West Bank. ...

South District
Cities Arad · Ashdod · Ashkelon · Beersheba · Dimona · Eilat · Kiryat Gat · Kiryat Mal'akhi · Netivot · Ofakim · Rahat · Sderot
Local councils Ar'ara BaNegev · Hura · Kuseife · Lakiya · Lehavim · Meitar · Mitzpe Ramon · Omer · Segev Shalom · Tel Sheva · Yeruham
Regional councils Abu Basma · Be'er Tuvia · Bnei Shimon · Central Arava · Eshkol · Hevel Eilot · Hof Ashkelon · Lachish · Merchavim · Ramat Negev · Sdot Negev (Azata) · Sha'ar HaNegev · Shafir · Tamar · Yoav

 
 

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