Horshim

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Horshim

חוֹרְשִׁים
حورشيم
Skyline of Horshim
Horshim is located in Central Israel
Horshim
Horshim
Coordinates: 32°8′18.6″N 34°58′14.52″E / 32.138500°N 34.9707000°E / 32.138500; 34.9707000Coordinates: 32°8′18.6″N 34°58′14.52″E / 32.138500°N 34.9707000°E / 32.138500; 34.9707000
DistrictCentral
CouncilDrom HaSharon
AffiliationKibbutz Movement
Founded1955
Population
 (2017)[1]
310

Horshim (Hebrew: חוֹרְשִׁים, lit. Ploughmen) is a kibbutz in central Israel. Located in the south of the Sharon plain and covering 3,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 310.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The village's name is taken from the biblical valley of Charashim (I Chron. 4:14)."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Localities File" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2017. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ Carta's Official Guide to Israel and Complete Gazetteer to all Sites in the Holy Land. (3rd edition 1993) Jerusalem, Carta, p.201, ISBN 965-220-186-3 (English)