Lapid

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Lapid
לַפִּיד
Lapid is located in Israel
Lapid
Lapid
Coordinates: 31°54′59.39″N 35°1′59.15″E / 31.9164972°N 35.0330972°E / 31.9164972; 35.0330972Coordinates: 31°54′59.39″N 35°1′59.15″E / 31.9164972°N 35.0330972°E / 31.9164972; 35.0330972
District Central
Council Hevel Modi'in
Founded 1996
Population (2015)[1] 2,551

Lapid (Hebrew: לַפִּיד‎, lit. Torch) is an Israeli community settlement. Located near Modi'in, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 2,551.[1]

History[edit]

Lapid was established in 1996. It was built on a strip of land designated no man's land inside the Green Line. Before 1967, this territory did not belong to either Jordan or Israel.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Case Study: The Modi'in Illit Bloc

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