Central Arava Regional Council

Central Arava Regional Council
מועצה אזורית הערבה התיכונה
مجلس إقليمي عربة الوسطى
Regional council (from 1976)
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • Translit.Mo'atza Azorit HaArava HaTikhona
Location of Central Arava Regional Council
Coordinates: 30°48′00″N 35°15′00″E / 30.800°N 35.250°E / 30.800; 35.250Coordinates: 30°48′00″N 35°15′00″E / 30.800°N 35.250°E / 30.800; 35.250
DistrictSouthern
Founded1977
Government
 • Head of MunicipalityEyal Blum
Area
 • Total1,400,000 dunams (1,400 km2 or 500 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total2,700
 • Density1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi)

The Central Arava Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית הערבה התיכונה) is a Regional Council in the South District of Israel.

It encompasses eight settlements near the eastern border of Israel, south of the Dead Sea. All settlements are located near Route 90, which is the longest north–south road in Israel.

Settlements in the council

The Central Arava Regional Council comprises five moshavim and three community settlements:

Moshavim

Community settlements

External links

  • Central Arava regional councîl (www.arava.co.il)
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