Givat Hen

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Givat Hen
גִּבְעַת חֵ"ן
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Givat Hen is located in Israel
Givat Hen
Givat Hen
Coordinates: 32°10′1.55″N 34°52′33.96″E / 32.1670972°N 34.8761000°E / 32.1670972; 34.8761000Coordinates: 32°10′1.55″N 34°52′33.96″E / 32.1670972°N 34.8761000°E / 32.1670972; 34.8761000
District Central
Council Drom HaSharon
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1933
Founded by Eastern European immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 362

Givat Hen (Hebrew: גִּבְעַת חֵ"ן‎, lit. HN Hill) is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Ra'anana, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 362.

History[edit]

The moshav was founded in 1933 by immigrants from Lithuania, Poland and Russia and was part of the Settlement of the Thousand plan. They were later joined by immigrants from Germany. It was named after the initials of Hayyim Nahman Bialik.

The moshav streets are named after Bialik songs.

References[edit]

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