Avital

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For the Biblical character with the same name, see Abital.
Avital
אֲבִיטַל
Avital is located in Israel
Avital
Avital
Coordinates: 32°33′28.7″N 35°18′20.53″E / 32.557972°N 35.3057028°E / 32.557972; 35.3057028Coordinates: 32°33′28.7″N 35°18′20.53″E / 32.557972°N 35.3057028°E / 32.557972; 35.3057028
District Northern
Council Gilboa
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1953
Founded by Moshavim Movement
Population (2015)[1] 499
Name meaning Named after Abital

Avital (Hebrew: אֲבִיטַל‎) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located ten kilometers south of Afula, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gilboa Regional Council. In 2015 its population was 499.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1953 by immigrants from Iran, Turkey and Kurdistan who were part of the Moshavim Movement.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.