Karkom

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For the village in Iran, see Karkom, Iran.

Karkom (Hebrew: כַּרְכֹּם, כרכום) is a communal settlement in northern Israel near the Jordan River, east of Hatzor HaGlilit and just north of the Kinneret. It belongs to Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council.

The community was founded in 1986 by residents of nearby moshavim. 160 families live in Karkom. The community is named after an old settlement in antiquity in the area that was also called "Karkom."

Coordinates: 32°55′50″N 35°36′29″E / 32.93056°N 35.60806°E / 32.93056; 35.60806

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