Bat Hen

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Bat Hen

בַּת חֵן
Village entrance
Village entrance
Bat Hen is located in Central Israel
Bat Hen
Bat Hen
Coordinates: 32°21′37.26″N 34°52′17.91″E / 32.3603500°N 34.8716417°E / 32.3603500; 34.8716417Coordinates: 32°21′37.26″N 34°52′17.91″E / 32.3603500°N 34.8716417°E / 32.3603500; 34.8716417
DistrictCentral
CouncilHefer Valley
Founded1967
Population
 (2017)[1]
407

Bat Hen (Hebrew: בת חן‎, lit. Daughter of Grace) is a community settlement in central Israel. Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 407.[1]

History[edit]

Founded in 1967, the village is named after a flower.[2] For a while it split into two settlements, Bat Hen Alef and Bat Hen Bet, though they later merged back into one.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Localities File" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2017. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ Bat Hen[permanent dead link] Hefer Valley Regional Council (in Hebrew)