Gornot HaGalil

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Gornot HaGalil
Gornot HaGalil is located in Northwest Israel
Gornot HaGalil
Gornot HaGalil
Coordinates: 33°3′37.18″N 35°14′55.96″E / 33.0603278°N 35.2488778°E / 33.0603278; 35.2488778Coordinates: 33°3′37.18″N 35°14′55.96″E / 33.0603278°N 35.2488778°E / 33.0603278; 35.2488778
District Northern
Council Ma'ale Yosef
Founded 1980
Population (2016)[1] 174

Gornot HaGalil (Hebrew: גָּרְנוֹת הַגָּלִיל‬, lit. Granaries of the Galilee) is a community settlement in northern Israel. Located near Ma'alot-Tarshiha, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 174.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established in 1980 by members of families from local moshavim. Its name is derived from nearby Goren.[citation needed]

It is located on the land that had belonged to the Palestinian village of Iqrit, whose inhabitants had been expelled.[2]

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