Ma'agan

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Ma'agan
Ma'agan is located in Israel
Ma'agan
Ma'agan
Coordinates: 32°42′22.67″N 35°35′59.63″E / 32.7062972°N 35.5998972°E / 32.7062972; 35.5998972Coordinates: 32°42′22.67″N 35°35′59.63″E / 32.7062972°N 35.5998972°E / 32.7062972; 35.5998972
Council Emek HaYarden
Region Sea of Galilee
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1949
Founded by Transylvanian immigrants

Ma'agan (Hebrew: מַעֲגָן, lit. Harbour) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located on the southern shore of the Sea of Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Emek HaYarden Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 323.

The village was founded in 1949 by immigrants from Transylvania. Notable residents include Ami Ayalon, who grew up in the kibbutz.

The kibbutz was established on land which belonged to the Palestinian village of Samakh, which was depopulated in 1948.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Morris (2004), p xxii settlement # 144
  2. ^ Khalidi (1992), p. 538

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