Bahan, Israel

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Bahan
בַּחַן
Park Utopia in Bahan
Park Utopia in Bahan
Bahan is located in Israel
Bahan
Bahan
Coordinates: 32°21′3″N 35°1′9″E / 32.35083°N 35.01917°E / 32.35083; 35.01917Coordinates: 32°21′3″N 35°1′9″E / 32.35083°N 35.01917°E / 32.35083; 35.01917
District Central
Council Hefer Valley
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1954
Founded by South American immigrants
Population (2015) 931[1]
Website www.bahan.org.il

Bahan (Hebrew: בַּחַן‎) is a kibbutz in central Israel. Located near Bat Hefer, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 931.[1]

History[edit]

The kibbutz was established in 1954 by a Nahal gar'in group made up of immigrants from South America. Nearby is an archaeological site named Tel Bahan.

Park Utopia[edit]

The kibbutz is the location of 'Park Utopia', an orchid and tropical flower garden and park.

References[edit]

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

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