Gan HaShomron

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Gan HaShomron
גַּן הַשֹּׁמְרוֹן
Gan HaShomron is located in Israel
Gan HaShomron
Gan HaShomron
Coordinates: 32°27′48″N 34°59′51″E / 32.46333°N 34.99750°E / 32.46333; 34.99750Coordinates: 32°27′48″N 34°59′51″E / 32.46333°N 34.99750°E / 32.46333; 34.99750
Council Menashe
Founded Spring 1934
Founded by German Jews
Name meaning The Samaria Garden

Gan HaShomron (Hebrew: גַּן הַשֹּׁמְרוֹן, גן השומרון) is a moshav located north-east of Hadera (next to Pardes Hanna-Karkur), on the road to Afula, Highway 65. It is named for its location on at the foot of the Shomron mountains. It was established in the spring of 1934 by Jewish immigrants from Germany who trained as farmers in Nahalal and Ein Shemer. It was expanded three times, in 1946 by Jewish veterans of the British army, in 1954 by migration from the cities, and in 1957 by Jewish immigrants from Poland.

Main produce[edit]

The main produce of Gan HaShomron is olive oil. Other produce includes fruit trees.