Kmehin

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Kmehim
Entrance to the village
Entrance to the village
Kmehim is located in Israel
Kmehim
Kmehim
Coordinates: 30°54′39″N 34°25′53″E / 30.91083°N 34.43139°E / 30.91083; 34.43139Coordinates: 30°54′39″N 34°25′53″E / 30.91083°N 34.43139°E / 30.91083; 34.43139
District Southern
Council Ramat Negev
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1988
Population (2015)[1] 159

Kmehin (Hebrew: כְּמֵהִין‎, lit. Truffle) is a secular moshav in the western Negev desert in Israel. Located near Nitzana, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ramat HaNegev Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 159.

History[edit]

The moshav was founded in 1988 and was named for the truffles that grow in the area.

The moshav's main produce is cherry tomatoes, flowers, spices and peppers.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

  • Kmehin Negev Information Centre