Gita, Israel

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גִּתָּה, גיתה
Gita is located in Israel
Coordinates: 32°57′59.61″N 35°14′21.11″E / 32.9665583°N 35.2391972°E / 32.9665583; 35.2391972Coordinates: 32°57′59.61″N 35°14′21.11″E / 32.9665583°N 35.2391972°E / 32.9665583; 35.2391972
District Northern
Council Ma'ale Yosef
Affiliation HaMerkaz HaHakla'i
Founded 1980
Population (2015)[1] 266

Gita (Hebrew: גִּתָּה‎) is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located near Ma'alot-Tarshiha, Jatt and Yirka, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 266.


The village was founded in 1980 as part of the Lookouts in the Galilee plan to establish Jewish settlements in the area, but was later abandoned. It was re-established in 1993 by immigrants from the former Soviet Union. It is named after a nearby stream.


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