Giv'at Avni

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Giv'at Avni
גִּבְעַת אַבְנִי
Giv'at Avni is located in Israel
Giv'at Avni
Giv'at Avni
Coordinates: 32°46′31″N 35°26′19″E / 32.77528°N 35.43861°E / 32.77528; 35.43861Coordinates: 32°46′31″N 35°26′19″E / 32.77528°N 35.43861°E / 32.77528; 35.43861
District Northern
Council Lower Galilee
Founded 1991
Founded by Regional council
Population (2015)[1] 2,082

Giv'at Avni (Hebrew: גִּבְעַת אַבְנִי‎) is a community settlement in northern Israel. Located adjacent to the Sea of Galilee and Tiberias, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lower Galilee Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 2,082.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1991 by the Lower Galilee Regional Council, and was named after Shlomo Aven, a former general manager of the Ministry of Construction and Housing who helped in the establishment of the village. Construction of the village was divided into three development stages - the last one is still being built.

References[edit]

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