Nitzan Bet

Nitzan Bet
'ניצן ב
نيتسان ب
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Nitzan Bet is located in Ashkelon region of Israel
Nitzan Bet
Nitzan Bet
Coordinates: 31°44′11″N 34°38′12″E / 31.73639°N 34.63667°E / 31.73639; 34.63667Coordinates: 31°44′11″N 34°38′12″E / 31.73639°N 34.63667°E / 31.73639; 34.63667
CouncilHof Ashkelon
Founded byFormer settlers

Nitzan Bet (Hebrew: ניצן ב') is a community settlement in southern Israel. Located between Ashdod and Ashkelon, next to Nitzan, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof Ashkelon Regional Council and had a population of 498 in 2019.[1]


The village was established in 2007 to house former settlers from the Gaza Strip after they were evacuated as part of the disengagement plan.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Population in the Localities 2019" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  2. ^ Salem, Harriet (August 15, 2015). "The Soldier, the Settler, and the Journalist: Remembering Israel's Withdrawal From Gaza". Vice News. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
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