Givat Nili

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Givat Nili
Givat Nili secretariat-1.jpg
Givat Nili is located in Israel
Givat Nili
Givat Nili
Coordinates: 32°32′48.84″N 35°2′27.96″E / 32.5469000°N 35.0411000°E / 32.5469000; 35.0411000Coordinates: 32°32′48.84″N 35°2′27.96″E / 32.5469000°N 35.0411000°E / 32.5469000; 35.0411000
Council Alona Regional Council
Affiliation Mishkei Herut Beitar
Founded 1953
Founded by Iraqi, Turkish and Tunisian immigrants

Givat Nili (Hebrew: גִּבְעַת נִילִ"י, lit. Nili Hill) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located near Zikhron Ya'akov and Wadi Ara, it falls under the jurisdiction of Alona Regional Council. In 2006 its population was 461.

The moshav was established in 1953 by immigrants from Iraq, Turkey and Tunisia. It was named after the Nili underground organisation.[1]

Eyal Winery is a family-owned winery located in Givat Nili that released its first wines in 2008. It uses Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz and Carignan grapes from its own vineyards. In 2010, annual production was 4,000 bottles a year.[2]

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  1. ^ Mapa's concise gazetteer of Israel. Yuval El'azari (ed.). Tel-Aviv: Mapa Publishing. 2005. p. 99. ISBN 965-7184-34-7.  (Hebrew)
  2. ^ Four New Wineries: Or HaGanuz, Dadah,Eyal and Nevo