Matan, Israel

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Matan (Hebrew: מתן‎, lit. Gift) is a communal settlement in central Israel. Located near Yarhiv and Nirit, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2007 it had a population of 3,300.

The village was founded in 1995, and took its name from the Bible, specifically Proverbs 18:16;

A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.[1]


  1. ^ Proverbs Chapter 18 Mechon Mamre

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Coordinates: 32°9′27.36″N 34°58′24.6″E / 32.1576000°N 34.973500°E / 32.1576000; 34.973500