Avnat

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Avnat
אָבְנַת
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • official Avenat
 • unofficial Ovnat
Avnat is located in the West Bank
Avnat
Avnat
Coordinates: 31°40′45.12″N 35°26′12.47″E / 31.6792000°N 35.4367972°E / 31.6792000; 35.4367972Coordinates: 31°40′45.12″N 35°26′12.47″E / 31.6792000°N 35.4367972°E / 31.6792000; 35.4367972
Founded 2004
Population (2012) 97[1]

Avnat (Hebrew: אָבְנַת) is a small Israeli settlement in the West Bank on the western shore of the Dead Sea, about 7 km (4 mi) south of Kalya and 12 km (7 mi) north of Mitzpe Shalem. It falls under the jurisdiction of Megilot Regional Council.

It was founded in mid-2004 where a Nahal settlement previously existed. The religious high school "Yiftach" is located therein, and some of the residents work there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Locality File" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2012. Retrieved November 3, 2013. 

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