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Amnun is located in Israel
Coordinates: 32°54′16.19″N 35°34′15.24″E / 32.9044972°N 35.5709000°E / 32.9044972; 35.5709000Coordinates: 32°54′16.19″N 35°34′15.24″E / 32.9044972°N 35.5709000°E / 32.9044972; 35.5709000
Council Mevo'ot HaHermon
Region Upper Galilee
Founded 1983
Founded by Evacuees from Sinai
Population (2015)[1] 289
Name meaning Tilapia

Amnun (Hebrew: אַמְנוּן‎) is a workers' moshav in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel. It belongs to the Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council and HaOved HaTzioni, a part of Hanoar Hatzioni. It is located in the Korazim region, north of Kfar Nahum and the Sea of Galilee and east of Safed. In 2015 it had a population of 289.[1]


The moshav was founded by the Jewish Agency in 1983 for evacuees of former Israeli settlements in Sinai after the signing of the Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty and residents of neighboring moshavim.

The name is based on the Tilapia fish, called "Amnun" in Hebrew, which lives in the nearby Kinneret lake.

It was founded on the land of the depopulated Palestinian village of Al-Samakiyya.[2]


  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Khalidi, Walid (1992). All that Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948. Washington DC: Institute for Palestine Studies. p. 539. ISBN 0-88728-224-5.