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Kannot is located in Israel
Coordinates: 31°48′8.27″N 34°45′8.64″E / 31.8022972°N 34.7524000°E / 31.8022972; 34.7524000Coordinates: 31°48′8.27″N 34°45′8.64″E / 31.8022972°N 34.7524000°E / 31.8022972; 34.7524000
District Southern
Council Be'er Tuvia
Founded 1952
Founded by Histadrut Workers' Council
Population (2015)[1] 355
Name meaning Seedlings
Website kannot.org.il

Kannot (Hebrew: כַּנּוֹת‎, eng. Seedlings) is an educational institution and youth village in central Israel. Located near Gedera, it falls under the jurisdiction of Be'er Tuvia Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 355.


It is named after an occasional word, just mentioned once: in the Bible in Psalm 80:16:[2] (God, watch over) "the seedling your right hand has planted".


The village was founded in 1952 by the Workers' Council of the Histadrut and belongs to the Na'amat organisation.


  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Place Names in Israel. A Compendium of Place Names in Israel compiled from various sources. Translated from Hebrew, Jerusalem 1962 (Israel Prime Minister’s Office. The Israeli Program for Scientific Translations) p.211 (Location of the book: Ben Zvi Institute Library, 12 Abarbanel St., Jerusalem; in the online-catalogue: [1])
    Bitan, Hanna: 1948-1998: Fifty Years of 'Hityashvut': Atlas of Names of Settlements in Israel, Jerusalem 1999, Carta, p.31, ISBN 965-220-423-4 (Hebrew)

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