Gilon

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Gilon
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Gilon is located in Israel
Gilon
Gilon
Coordinates: 32°54′10″N 35°14′10″E / 32.90278°N 35.23611°E / 32.90278; 35.23611Coordinates: 32°54′10″N 35°14′10″E / 32.90278°N 35.23611°E / 32.90278; 35.23611
District Northern
Council Misgav
Affiliation Mishkei Herut Beitar
Founded 1980
Founded by Mishkei Herut Beitar
Population (2015)[1] 1,082

Gilon (Hebrew: גִּילוֹן‎) is a community settlement in northern Israel. Located in the Lower Galilee on Mount Gilon seven kilometres west of Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 1,082.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established in 1980 by the Mishkei Herut Beitar movement as part of the Galilee lookouts plan to increase Jewish settlement in the area.

References[edit]

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