Gan Raveh Regional Council

Gan Raveh
גן רווה
Regional council (from 1952)
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DistrictCentral
Government
 • Head of MunicipalityShlomo Elimelech
Area
 • Total42,000 dunams (42 km2 or 16 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total6,026
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
WebsiteOfficial website

Gan Raveh Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית גן רווה, Mo'atza Ezorit Gan Raveh) is a regional council in the Central District of Israel. The council's area of jurisdiction extends to nine settlements: a kibbutz, six moshavim, a yeshuv kehilati and a youth village. In 2017, the total population was 6,026. The council serves Ayanot, Beit Hanan, Beit Oved, Ge'alya, Gan Sorek, Irus, Kfar HaNagid, Neta'im, and Palmachim. 'Gan Raveh' means well-watered garden and these are words in a biblical verse of Isaiah,[1] which are reproduced on the signs of some of the council's villages, including Ayanot.

The head of the local council is Shlomo Elimelech.[2]

References

  1. ^ Isaiah 58:11: "You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail."
  2. ^ Coastal Crusade, Haaretz

External links

Coordinates: 31°55′N 34°46′E / 31.917°N 34.767°E / 31.917; 34.767

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