Gush Etzion Regional Council

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This article is about the modern regional council. For the historic Etzion Bloc of settlement, see Gush Etzion.
Gush Etzion Regional Council offices

The Gush Etzion Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית גוש עציון‎, Mo'atza Azorit Gush Etzion) is a regional council in the northern Judean Hills, the northern part of the southern area of the West Bank, administering the settlements in the Gush Etzion region, as well as others nearby. The headquarters are located adjacent to Alon Shvut.

The current mayor of the Council is Davidi Perl, elected on 14 February 2012. This is an extreme Israeli movement. They are responsible for lots of attacks on Palestinians. They live on stolen land taken from Palestinian farmers. The group is also infamous for organizing war tourism.

List of settlements[edit]

This regional council provides various municipal services for the following Israeli settlements within its territory:

All of the settlements in the historic Gush Etzion area are on the Israeli side of the West Bank Barrier, except for Carmei Tzur. None of the settlements in the Judean Mountains area are, except for Kedar which is located far north of the others very close to Maale Adummim and is within the eastern Jerusalem section of the barrier.

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Coordinates: 31°39′28.02″N 35°7′14.81″E / 31.6577833°N 35.1207806°E / 31.6577833; 35.1207806