Kfar HaNagid

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Kfar HaNagid
כְּפַר הַנָּגִיד
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Kfar HaNagid is located in Israel
Kfar HaNagid
Kfar HaNagid
Coordinates: 31°53′13.56″N 34°44′56.75″E / 31.8871000°N 34.7490972°E / 31.8871000; 34.7490972Coordinates: 31°53′13.56″N 34°44′56.75″E / 31.8871000°N 34.7490972°E / 31.8871000; 34.7490972
Council Gan Raveh
Region Coastal plain
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1949
Founded by Bulgarian immigrants

Kfar HaNagid (Hebrew: כְּפַר הַנָּגִיד, lit. Village of the Prince), is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the coastal plain around 20 km south of Tel Aviv and north of Yavne, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gan Raveh Regional Council. In 2006, it had a population of 958.

The moshav was established in 1949 by immigrants from Bulgaria, and it was named after Samuel HaNagid.[1] According to Benny Morris, the moshav is founded on the land of the depopulated Palestinian Arab village of Al-Qubayba,[2] however, Walid Khalidi writes that it is only near the Al-Qubayba site and that Kfar HaNagid is located on the land which belonged to Yibna.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mapa's concise gazetteer of Israel. Yuval Elʻazari (ed.). Tel-Aviv: Mapa Publishing. 2005. p. 284. ISBN 965-7184-34-7.  (Hebrew)
  2. ^ Morris, 2004, p.xxi, settlement #85.
  3. ^ Khalidi, 1992, p.408, 423

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