Livnim

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Livnim
לִבְנִים, ליבנים
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Livnim is located in Israel
Livnim
Livnim
Coordinates: 32°51′50.76″N 35°29′47.04″E / 32.8641000°N 35.4964000°E / 32.8641000; 35.4964000Coordinates: 32°51′50.76″N 35°29′47.04″E / 32.8641000°N 35.4964000°E / 32.8641000; 35.4964000
District Northern
Council Merom HaGalil
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1982
Population (2015)[1] 421
Name meaning Birches

Livnim (Hebrew: לִבְנִים‎, lit. Birches) is a community settlement in northern Israel. Located northwest of the Sea of Galilee in the western Ginosar Valley, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merom HaGalil Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 421.[1]

History[edit]

The community was founded in 1982 by members of nearby moshavim as a workers' moshav. In 1989 it became a community settlement. It is named after a plant that grows in the area.

References[edit]

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