Nir Yitzhak

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Nir Yitzhak
נִיר יִצְחָק
Nir Yitzhak is located in Israel
Nir Yitzhak
Nir Yitzhak
Coordinates: 31°14′14.28″N 34°21′25.56″E / 31.2373000°N 34.3571000°E / 31.2373000; 34.3571000Coordinates: 31°14′14.28″N 34°21′25.56″E / 31.2373000°N 34.3571000°E / 31.2373000; 34.3571000
Council Eshkol
Region Northern Negev
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 8 December 1949
Website www.nir-yitzhak.org.il

Nir Yitzhak (Hebrew: נִיר יִצְחָק, Yitzhak's Meadow) is a kibbutz in the northwestern Negev desert of Israel. Located between Hevel Shalom and Hevel Eshkol, it falls under the jurisdiction of Eshkol Regional Council.

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The kibbutz was established on 8 December 1949, and like Mashabey Sadeh, was named for Palmach commander Yitzhak Sadeh. In 2005 it covered 5,500 dunams and had a population of 580.

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