Gita, Israel

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Gita

גִּתָּה, גיתה
Gita is located in Northwest Israel
Gita
Gita
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
DistrictNorthern
CouncilMa'ale Yosef
AffiliationHaMerkaz HaHakla'i
Founded1980
Population
 (2017)[1]
289

Gita (Hebrew: גִּתָּה) is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located near Ma'alot-Tarshiha, Jat and Yirka, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 289.[1]

History[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Localities File" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2017. Retrieved 22 April 2019.