Ahuzat Barak

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Ahuzat Barak
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Ahuzat Barak is located in Israel
Ahuzat Barak
Ahuzat Barak
Coordinates: 32°38′31.55″N 35°20′18.6″E / 32.6420972°N 35.338500°E / 32.6420972; 35.338500Coordinates: 32°38′31.55″N 35°20′18.6″E / 32.6420972°N 35.338500°E / 32.6420972; 35.338500
Council Jezreel Valley
Founded 1998
Population (2016)[1] 2,135
Website Ahuzat Barak

Ahuzat Barak (Hebrew: אֲחֻזַּת בָּרָק‎, lit. Barak Estate) is a community settlement in northern Israel. Located to the east of Afula, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 2,135.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established in 1998 on private land, and was named after the biblical figure of Barak (Judges 4:6), who defeated the army of Jabin, king of Hazor, in the Jezreel Valley. It has absorbed several immigrants from South America.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 

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